[ardour-users] What kernel are you running?
ej at ir.iit.edu
Tue Mar 16 15:17:19 PST 2004
I'm using 2.6.4 and it works fine...still not near the latency I would
like w/o xruns (i have to do -n 3 -p 512, can only get away with 256
on an unrelated note, does anyone know if there are any adverse
effects of having "subgraph timed out" messages when i load a session
due to the I/O to get it open? older versions seemed to cause
crackling after any timeout message, but the beta11.2 i've got now
doesn't show any audible problems...should i be scared?
On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 04:01:25PM +0000, Nathan Funk wrote:
> Hey guys - I would like to get a feel for how many people are running a
> 2.6 kernel.
> I recently switched from a 2.4.22-gentoo-r2 kernel to the 2.6.4-mm1. It
> supposedly is specially tuned for multimedia and desktop applications. I
> barely noticed any difference. Having Alsa in the kernel is nice, but no
> major benefit. Reduced latency on the desktop (KDE 3.2) was barely
> noticable. And I ran into semi-random freezes. For example when I
> started qjackctl the system froze, and I also had to other complete
> freezes possibly related to audio.
> Is 2.6.4 too bleeding edge for audio/ardour? Should I give 2.6.1 a try?
> Should I wait for >2.6.10? What are your experiences?
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