[linux-audio-user] Intermitent Xruns...

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Apr 9 15:03:05 EDT 2004


On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 11:51:37 -0700, Russell Hanaghan wrote:
> > There is no way to solve this problem unless you 'sync' the two cards by 
> > means outside of Alsa. I use ADAT clocking (not ADAT sync) and clocking 
> > over s/pdif to sync multiple cards in multiple computers. It works 
> > great...once you get it under control. The RME cards provide good 
> > support for this and good software is available in both Windows and 
> > Linux to see if things are in sync or just in lock.
> 
> Got it!  Makes sense now.
> 
> Somehow the "External sync" capabilities are prolly less than adequate
> on 2 SBLive 5.1's that I paid a massive $19.00ec US for! :)
> 
> Can midi control do this...they both have midi ports that show in
> Qjckctl?  MTC is what I'm wondering....not being a midi genius I really
> dont know.

No, it needs to be something running at the sample rate, eg. spdif,
ase/edu or wordclock.

- Steve


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