[linux-audio-user] "Multimedia Ubuntu"

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Fri Mar 17 16:29:15 EST 2006


On Fri, 2006-03-17 at 15:59 -0500, Rob wrote:
> On Fri March 17 2006 15:55, Lee Revell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-03-17 at 14:50 -0600, Matt Henley wrote:
> > > On my box, I do have an example.  If I use the kernel set up
> > > for low latency recording, the kernel modules required for
> > > vmware do not compile.
> >
> > I am not referring to the -rt kernel, but the mainline kernel,
> > which is perfectly adequate for low latency these days.
> 
> I would think that the difference between the "plain" 
> distribution and the "multimedia" distribution would be the 
> difference between "adequate" and "excellent."

-rt kernel is not stable enough to qualify as "excellent" anytime soon.

The focus should be on making the mainline kernel "excellent" for
multimedia - developers won't port to Linux if a custom kernel is
required.

Lee



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