[linux-audio-user] Dual heads

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu May 26 08:54:42 EDT 2005


On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 07:43:43 -0400, Nick Torenvliet wrote:
> Has anyone got any comments about using dual heads while doing working
> with linux audio apps?
> 
> I just want to put meters, qjackctl  and gamix or whatever mundane
> things on on monitor and keep the stuff I am fiddling with on the main
> pain.
> 
> I'll use xbox window management and the ccrma low latency patch.  
> Pentium m 2.0 GHZ(not optimal I know but its what I have) and FC3 ccrma.
> 
> 
> Is this going to be slow?

Shouldn't be, the Pentium M's are better for audio work (IMHO) than
pentium 4's, due to better denormal handling, and can do more
clock-for-clock.

With dual heads the performance of your graphics card and its drivers will
be more critical.

- Steve


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