[ardour-dev] Ancient history?

Jack O'Quin joq at io.com
Mon Nov 1 13:38:08 PST 2004

Eric <ej at duvel.ir.iit.edu> writes:

> The big question on my mind, which AFAIK hasn't been solved, is
> whether 2.4 kernels are still indeed better for low latency than even
> 2.6.9.  It'd be nice to see some experiments on that...  I still run
> jackd -R -n 3 -p 256 and have ardour 0.9beta19 xrun sometimes even w/
> only a few tracks.  I didn't expect that on my dual athlon 2400MP.
> Some other things I'd love others to rule out for me as I may never
> have time to solve them myself:

> I don't feel like the FAQs/HOWTOs have kept up w/ the latest
> stuff...It'd be nice to see people have a place to pool their
> latency experiments with different setups.  There's a lot that can be
> a problem (for example, my old PCI voodoo3 that I thought would be ok
> for an audio workstation proved to be entirely unusable and I had to
> opt for an AGP card).

This Wiki is pretty well up-to-date for 2.6 issues.  The results shown
are probably better than 2.4+lowlat, but I have not seen a direct



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