From: kevin lyda (kevin at domain suberic.net)
Date: Wed 12 Jul 2000 - 16:43:42 IST
On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 04:00:26PM +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> several people were making noise that they needed linux to be more
> 'real-time' to make it more suitable to run things like sound app's. (ever
> had an mp3 skip cause something else reads your IDE disk?).
how does real-time help sound apps? all real-time really means is that
system calls can be configured to give an error message if they take
longer than a given amount of time to run.
now changes to the scheduler, that's where sound benefits might help.
-- kevin at domain suberic.net "there's nothing wrong with windows 2000 that fork()'ed on 37058400 linux can't fix." -- va linux t-shirt meatspace place: work
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