[PlanetCCRMA] Another FC2 success

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Sep 15 02:01:01 2004

On Tue, Sep 14, 2004 at 08:58:39 -0400, Steve Blackwell wrote:
> On 14/09/04 17:34:48, Steve Harris wrote:
> >Just got the P9 kernel up on the athlon in my home studio - working
> >great
> >so far, 1 hour @ 256 s/p of meterbridge PPM meters (to eat all the
> >spare
> >cpu), ardour looping a few tracks, jack-rack and jamin (heavy DSP
> >load) -
> >and no xruns so far.
> >
> >Good stuff :)
> >
> >- Steve
> Did you use a kernel binary or compile one yourself?

I'm using the planetedge P9 kernel. Its available though the planet, but
flagged as experimental. If you want to use it you have to do what it says
in this mail:
> I read some of the ALSA documentation which suggested that I need to  
> install some low-latency patches. The documentation is for a 2.4 kernel  
> but I tried to apply it to my 2.6.8-1.521 FC2 kernel. I can see from  
> the FC2 release notes that the P9 voluntary preemption patch has  
> already been applied to this FC2 kernel and yet there is no /proc/sys/ 
> kernel/voluntary-preemption file.

I think it only has part of the P9 patch, not all of it.

- Steve