[linux-audio-user] dipping toes in 2.6 waters

Florin Andrei florin at andrei.myip.org
Sun Aug 8 00:04:07 EDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-08-06 at 22:24, Lee Revell wrote:

> As Ingo's patches stabilize, it is very important for more people to
> test them.  With 2.6.8+voluntary-preempt-O3, using voluntary_preempt=3,
> kernel_preemption=1, and the soundcard and RTC irqs non-threaded, it
> works for me (tm) - I have been unable to produce a latency over 50
> usecs, even while punishing the machine with parallel builds and iozone
> -a.

What is the reason to run the RTC IRQ non-threaded?

In general, why run certain IRQs non-threaded?

Florin Andrei


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