[Fwd: Re: [PD] Low Latency patch for kernel anyone?]

Luke Yelavich luke at audioslack.com
Mon Sep 6 05:19:50 CEST 2004

On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 03:36:53PM EST, Ian Smith-Heisters wrote:
> Isn't low latency part of the kernel as of 2.6? If it's not 
> automatically turned on, it's an option in the config. I guess I'm 
> assuming you're talking about THE low latency patch that we used to use 
> on 2.4, but perhaps you're looking for any new low latency patches...?

You are thinking of the preemptable kernel config option. Unfortunately, wit
this option turned on, it is still not possible to get as low a latency as it
is on 2.4. There is however, a patch that is being worked on to address this
issue, and while it is quite stable now, it still has some way to go, as more
problems are being found all the time.

Check out the following URL for more info.

Luke Yelavich
luke at audioslack.com

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