[CM] Re: Re: DAC Size (Snd-8.5)

Esben Stien b0ef@esben-stien.name
Thu, 16 Nov 2006 00:43:52 +0100

"Kjetil S. Matheussen" <k.s.matheussen@notam02.no> writes:

> If you are using pam, rtprio should be 100 in
> /etc/security/limits.conf

Right, I've set it to 100 now

> When playing, the jack code sets snd to run with realtime priority.
> Its an imorral thing to do, but it sometimes does a wonderful job of
> avoiding dropouts.

Don't know if it's related, but isn't only the audio thread supposed
to be realtime?.

> apply the [..] patch (watcdog only needs to run at 2)

This certainly takes the message away;), but it seems I still have the

> Well, its likely that you get the dropouts because you don't run
> realtime anymore, and that could be because of something with the
> new kernel.

All other apps run fine, but when playing something in Snd, the
computer freeze and outputs a sandstorm of noise, until it's finished
playing. It's almost totally frozen; the mouse moves 1 cm every
second, maybe;)

I'm now seeing messages like:

SNDLIB: Setting player to non-realtime for 2 seconds
SNDLIB: Play thread set back to realtime priority

..btw, in between the five thousand:

Warning. 933 frames delayed

Thanks for the help so far;). 

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