[linux-audio-user] Tickless?

Florian Schmidt mista.tapas at gmx.net
Wed Jan 31 10:00:24 EST 2007


On Wednesday 31 January 2007 12:06, Ken Restivo wrote:
> What's with this "tickless" timer option for the HPET? What is its effect
> on audio/RT performance? Is it worth trying?
>
> Does it do anything on an Ingo-patched RT kernel anyway?
>
> -ken

http://rt.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Tickless_kernel

Maybe it does some good though too, because generally the thoughput should 
increase because that little bit of code called the scheduler is not run 
additionally every 1/250 or 1/1000 sec. If i understand that correctly.

Flo

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