[linux-audio-user] Re: [linux-audio-dev] [ANN] E-Radium V0.61b

From: Florian Schmidt <mista.tapas@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Wed Jul 13 2005 - 19:31:21 EEST

On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 10:49:11 -0400
Eric Dantan Rzewnicki <rzewnickie@email-addr-hidden> wrote:

> > Correct, it's not an issue for apps driven by hardware interrupts like
> > JACK, because the sound card consumes data at a constant rate. But for
> > MIDI or video where you have to periodically push data to the device it
> > matters.
> What is driving the kernel-devs to regress on this issue?

Well, i suppose it's a tradeoff between throughput and responsiveness.
Larger timeslices increase system throughput (less time is spent in the
scheduler) while smaller timeslices increase responsiveness.


Palimm Palimm!
Received on Wed Jul 13 20:15:33 2005

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