Subject: Re: [ecasound] about edi-15 (was: Re: [Alsa-user] xrun!!!) (fwd)
From: Kai Vehmanen (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Sep 20 2001 - 16:49:24 EEST
On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, Jeremy Hall wrote:
> I have found that if you are using a LL kernel, this internal buffering
> just gets in the way of speed. I frequently do -z:nodb -z:intbuf just to
> get reasonable performance out of the card.
Yes, it's without question that double-buffering adds an extra layer to
processing, and thus consumes more CPU&memory. But in most cases reliable
performance is worth the extra resources.
> btw watch this user to see if he can use s32_le with ecasound, he may be
> better off to use alsa's plugin layer to get FMT conversion.
Yes, true. On the other hand, I hope to fix any problems present in
ecasound's s32_le support. More people testins, easier it gets. Too bad I
don't have any highend sound-hw to test this myself...
-- http://www.eca.cx Audio software for Linux!
-- To unsubscribe send message 'unsubscribe' in the body of the message to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b28 : Thu Sep 20 2001 - 16:46:40 EEST