[linux-audio-user] I need long latency

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Feb 19 15:23:14 EST 2004


On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 11:05:03 +0300, Andrew Gaydenko wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The aim is: to capture some source using JACK. So, latency
> is not significant here.
> 
> The question is: which case to prefer for jack server settings -
>  
>   2048 frames/period and 4 periods/buffer,
>                   or
>   4096 frames/period and 2 periods/buffer?
> 
> Or - are these cases equivalent (buffer size has the same size)?

They will have the same latency IIUC, but the 2048x4 case will cause more
latency jitter. If you just recording and not doing anything interactive
that wont matter, so do wichever makes your card happies and causes least
load.

- Steve


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