[alsa-devel] Timer instability

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Tue Feb 24 20:04:23 CET 2009

On Tue, 24 Feb 2009, Takashi Iwai wrote:

> > In reality this setting should not matter at all, because most machines
> > should be fast enough to keep the buffer filled even if we write one
> > sample at a time as it is done in the example.
> Not really.  If you feed the output to a terminal, it's damn slow.
> That's why I got XRUN.

I figured this few seconds ago, too. It's the terminal output which 
makes XRUN.


Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, Red Hat, Inc.

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