[linux-audio-user] New Sound Subsystem Needed For Qt4/KDE4

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Tue Aug 2 23:52:51 EDT 2005


On Wed, 2005-08-03 at 02:24 +0000, Steve Fosdick wrote:
> On 29/07/05 23:04:41, Lee Revell wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 2005-07-30 at 07:40 +1000, Mark Constable wrote:
> >
> > >  The design is basically flawed for desktop audio since it
> > >  delegates real-time low-latency work loads through unix
> > >  pipes to the audio applications. You cannot expect all
> > >  audio applications to run real-time
> > 
> > Why not?  That's how CoreAudio does it.
> 
> How does CoreAudio handle applications that go into an
> infinite loop with real time priority?
> 

I believe it kicks them out (the error is something like "CPU usage
exceeded").

> How does jackd handle it?
> 

Kicks them out.

Lee



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