[Ardour-users] WAV files, xruns

Robert Jonsson robert.jonsson at dataductus.se
Sat Feb 21 01:40:33 PST 2004

> OK, I'm a knucklehead.  I only started using the --realtime option when I
> started using the -p option (I didn't know about --realtime before that).
> When I use --realtime, I can use a period as low as 512 without xruns. 
> (And jackd actually gives me an error and quits if I try to set it lower
> than that.)

Atleast for SB-Live the alsa driver does not permit using buffers smaller than 
512 samples if you run full duplex (can be much smaller if you specify only 
playback or only record) Presumably this limitation is there in the Audigy 
driver too. (And it _is_ a driver limitiation, not hardware)


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