[alsa-devel] Is snd_pcm_hw_params_set_period_time_near the same as sampling period?
clemens at ladisch.de
Fri Jul 24 10:50:48 CEST 2009
Guilherme Longo wrote:
> I am trying to understand a piece of a code I am studing .
> What does exactly the functions snd_pcm_hw_params_set_period_time_near
The period time.
> In my understand period time should be the time between 2 consecutive
In ALSA, a period is the interval between consecutive interrupts from
the sound card; this is the same as a fragment in OSS.
When the application tries to write/read more than than would be
available, ALSA waits until the next period boundary before checking
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