Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] new computer woes
From: anton (addon_AT_blueyonder.co.uk)
Date: Fri Dec 20 2002 - 23:57:40 EET
On Friday 20 December 2002 21:40, Anthony wrote:
> * 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?
yes using the srpms. I ll try compiling from source maybe next time, you never
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