[ardour-users] What kernel are you running?

lee at fallingforward.net lee at fallingforward.net
Sun Mar 21 10:11:58 PST 2004

Gentoo Linux 2004.1 Kernel 2.6.4_rc1

Everything is sort of normal. Had to load the EMI 2|6 sound driver
manually 'modprobe -v snd_usb_audio' but audio latency is feeling alright.

Did have a big reproducable Ardour crash, which someone else beat me to on


On Tue, 16 Mar 2004, 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?
> Thanks!
> Nathan
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