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Re: Please Improve Debian for Multimedia Production

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 03:08:07PM +0100, Cassiel wrote:

> When talking about RT kernel only one patch comes into play -->>
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/projects/rt/

That's a huge patch.

Any idea how much effort would it take to integrae it into the existing
Debian linux-2.6 package?

> other references regarding kernel config are found in -->>
> http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Low_latency_howto

Seems a bit dated. E.g. HPET is now enabled by default in Lenny.

> IMHO, the upstream kernel version should follow the RT patch releases.
> Benchmarks can be easily provided by users if encouraged to use the same
> toolbox, eg.-->>
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/tglx/rt-tests.git;a=summary
> Actually I have none but as I introduced in the previous post recording one
> more track on my i386 PentiumIV dual core running Ardour with 14-16 tracks +
> fx + software monitoring (i.e. ardour) is possible running RT kernels,
> running stock kernels results in too many xruns.

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