[RTcmix-discuss] Audio buffer problems
topper at virginia.edu
Thu Feb 24 17:10:19 EST 2005
If you go to the OSS website, there's a button that says, "API Specs."
Here's the link:
Douglas Scott wrote:
> "Latest" specs??? Point me to those if you can. Any audio system
> that uses select() (which was discussed in the older specs) is
> behaving as a pull system. This is true for ANY low-level device
> opened via a file descriptor.
> topper at virginia.edu wrote:
>> BTW: I'm using OSS.
>> But my empirical obervations with GAIA were:
>> smaller rtsetparams() buffer size == lower latency
>> so it's a bit of an important issue if I can only get 1/10 of a
>> second latency now, where I used to get < 1/100. It effectively
>> means I can no longer do many things with any kind of real-time
>> performance. I suspect it may be true for other systems too.
>> So how do we make the audio device "more hungry?" The last set of
>> API specs from OSS had no notion of "the device being ready." It was
>> a push system. Has there been a change to this?
>> I need to fix this issue somehow.
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