[Ardour-Users] Linux distributions
ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Mon Oct 3 03:54:49 PDT 2011
On Mon, 2011-10-03 at 09:31 +0000, Nando wrote:
> Since kernel 2.9 we have almost all rt patches included in the vanilla
> kernel, including irq threading if I'm not mistaken. Do we really need
> more than that? I've seen latencies of 5ms and even 2ms (probably not
> much processing) reported on the web.
root at debian:~# uname -a
Linux debian 18.104.22.168 #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Jun 7 01:40:05 CEST 2011 x86_64
root at debian:~# cat /boot/grub/grub.cfg | grep threadirqs
root=UUID=950126ee-6ae7-41a8-b5ca-09838549c9c1 ro quiet threadirqs
But I didn't use it, so I don't know if it's ok. Last time I made music,
I used a kernel-rt.
> This is also the kernel that AVlinux uses (almost vanilla).
> Not sure if this one has any problems with nvidia drivers but being
> mainstream I tend to think it works ok.
> More cents (we're going to be rich!!)
> On 2 Oct 2011 04:09, "Ralf Mardorf" <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net>
> > On Sat, 2011-10-01 at 20:15 -0400, Justin M. Streiner wrote:
> >> There was for a long time, and might still be an issue with getting
> >> nvidia video drivers to build on machines that are running RT
> > I experienced this for many distros.
> > #! /bin/sh
> > # /etc/rcS.d/Switch_xorg_conf
> > rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> > case $(uname -r) in
> > *rt*)
> > cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf.nv /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> > ;;
> > *)
> > cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf.nvidia /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> > ;;
> > esac
> > ;D
> > Ralf
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