Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] new computer woes
From: Anthony (avan_AT_uwm.edu)
Date: Fri Dec 20 2002 - 23:40:42 EET
* anton <addon_AT_blueyonder.co.uk> [Dec 20 02 14:47]:
> On Friday 20 December 2002 20:26, Anthony wrote:
> > * Jan Evil Twin Depner <eviltwin69_AT_cableone.net> [Dec 20 02 09:58]:
> > > Anthony,
> > >
> > > I had some problems with the accelerated NVIDIA driver so I turn it off
> > > when I'm working with Ardour (this is a pain in the backside but it
> > > helps). Also, if you're running the accelerated driver it kicks the
> > > latency timer to 248 for the video card. I shut that (and everything
> > > else) down to 32 and kicked the sound card to 248. My video card is AGP
> > > but maybe setting the sound card timer to 248 could help you as well.
> > Thanks for the suggestion. Using either the "nvidia" or the free "nv"
> > gives the same problem. I've played with the latency settings with no
> > success.
> > --ant
> Excuse my ignorance but how can I tweak the latency timer for pci cards?
> Btw I got some problems with my nvidia graphics card. When I compile new a
> kernel with low latency and preempt patches(actually with the low latency
> patch only is ok ) Applying the preemt patch and loading the nv or nvidia
> drivers gives me a nice kernel oops.
setpci -v -s 02:04 latency_timer=ff
will see the timer to 256 for device 2:4
Did you recompile the nvidia driver after doing this?
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