[linux-audio-user] Advice needed re: latency tuning/optimization, esp. video

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Tue Feb 17 05:49:08 EST 2004

Chris Metzler wrote:
> Hi.  I'm looking for some advice on how to deal with latency introduced
> by graphics activity.
> [...]  So it seems that while my latency numbers are generally
> good, video stuff can cause significant problems.  This matches my
> experience, which is that I see significant xruns in JACK (50-70ms)
> if I minimize or open a window, or move a window, etc.

Try disabling acceleration (put a line
  Option "NoAccel"
into your driver section in XF86Config).  If this helps, you can blame
the XFree86 driver.


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