[alsa-devel] Timer instability

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Wed Feb 25 11:57:32 CET 2009

On Wed, 25 Feb 2009, Takashi Iwai wrote:

> Anyway, the definitions of delay and avail in a free-wheel mode are
> ambiguous and rather confusing indeed...

I don't agree. We manage appl_ptr also in no-XRUN check mode for ALSA 
apps, so the negative values makes sense and applications can quickly 
skip missed samples (snd_pcm_forward).


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

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