[PD] firewire is dead?

Rob Bothof rbothof at xs4all.nl
Wed Oct 17 04:35:12 CEST 2012

actually it was still called smartcard..
either how i use it still with edirol fa101
never failed me, rocksolid performance with jack

On 10/16/2012 6:11 PM, yvan volochine wrote:
> On 10/16/2012 02:45 PM, patrick wrote:
>> good, i was a little bit worried about using a pci-e firewire adapter
>> for audio in linux / jack.
>> about latency, yesterday i used jdelay to measure the round-trip of my
>> latency, at 44100 with 128, 3 = 17 ms (jack reports 8 ms). at 96000 i
>> get 7 ms, BUT my cpu seems to be working hard and i get glitches. so the
>> question is:
>> with a faster cpu, can i lower the latency?
> yes =)
> i.e. I have to use huge buffer sizes (so more latency) because of my 
> old Intel Core Duo 1.6Ghz (great thinkpad x60 with expresscard slot 
> for my FW card though)...

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