Subject: Re: [ecasound] Multichannel mode
From: Kai Vehmanen (k_AT_eca.cx)
Date: Thu Oct 24 2002 - 11:10:36 EEST
On Mon, 21 Oct 2002, Justin Rosander wrote:
>>PS Also try -b:256 or -b:1024 instead of -b:200...
> Why 256 or 1024? I'll do it, but I would simply like to understand this choice of numbers.
As Janne already mentioned, computers like numbers that are powers of two.
In this case, the OSS audio API (the /dev/dsp input/outputs), requires
the buffer to be a power of two. You can give other numbers in -b:xxx,
but the result will be round to the nearest power.
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