[linux-audio-user] Which kernel for low latency?

James Stone stone1 at btinternet.com
Sat Jan 17 19:23:05 EST 2004


Interesting.

I think you will find the question was about 2.6 tho..

James

On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 02:40:21PM -0500, lee at fallingforward.net wrote:
> Linux angry-boomer 2.4.23-aa1 #5 Sun Jan 4 13:01:01 EST 2004 i686 AMD
> Athlon(tm) XP 2200+ AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux
> 
> the distro is Gentoo. the kernel contains Andrea Arcangeli's patches. A
> description is here:
> http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/gentoo-kernel.xml
> 
> -lee
> 
> On Sat, 17 Jan 2004, Glenn McCord wrote:
> 
> > I've been using a 2.4.2 kernel with Andrew Morton's patches and I got
> > jack to work very well. However, seeing 2.6 is the latest and greatest
> > I'd like to switch but am having no luck thus far.
> >
> > Q. If anyone has got jack to work great with a 2.6(.1) kernel could you
> > share with me what version of the 2.6 kernel you used and what patches
> > (if any)
> >
> > At the moment I'm trying a 2.6.1 with an mm4 patch but I'm getting no
> > sound with my soundblaster live.
> > I've done:
> >        <*> Sound card support
> >
> > and, under Advanced Linux Sound Architecture --->
> >
> >        <*> Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
> >        <*> Sequencer support
> >        <*> OSS API emulation
> >        <*> OSS Mixer API
> >        <*> OSS PCM (digital audio) API
> >        <*> OSS Sequencer API
> >
> > rebooted and install alsa-lib-1.0.1 and alsa-utils-1.0.1 as well but I
> > get these errors
> >
> > root at upstairs glenn # aplay /usr/kde/3.2/share/sounds/pop.wav
> > ALSA lib pcm_hw.c:1055:(snd_pcm_hw_open) open /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p failed:
> > No such file or directory
> > aplay: main:502: audio open error: No such file or directory
> >
> > and
> >
> > glenn at upstairs glenn $ alsamixer
> > No mixer elems found
> >
> > I'm at a loss but am interested at what type of kernel others are using.
> > I think my next best bet is to remove alsa from the kernel and install
> > it seperately.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >


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