[Slackbuilds-users] slackware audio

Klaatu gort.klaatu at gmail.com
Sat Aug 21 04:09:55 UTC 2010

slackermedia.info has information about configuring the realtime kernel to
make the dropouts a non issue.

works for me in Qtractor and whatever else I've tried here and there.

- klaatu

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 6:05 PM, korgman <korgie at gmail.com> wrote:

> Felix Pfeifer wrote:
>> Do you audio guys use such a kernel to avoid
>> audio dropouts? How did you configure your
>> slackware box for these softwares, or didn't
>> you change any of the default settings?
> I am not experienced, I use occasionally ardour, audacity (for simple stuff
> like 2 channel recording) and mainly pianoteq (closed source).
> To my setup the I have to follow those 3 steps
> 1. disable wifi (!)
> 2. custom kernel (1000Hz)
> 3. AND to reniceX (as root: renice 19 -p `/sbin/pidof X`)
> The last part (reniceX) allowed me to have ardour together with pianoteq.
> Without reniceX I have constant audio dropouts, I think reniceX it's a nice
> trick.
> Of course the best thing is a modern processor + motherboard.
> I tried the patches from ConKolivas and RT but I failed to see better
> behavior. I am not implying that they are not suitable or better, I just
> didn't experience it. I have problem with midi from pd (too much latency)
> maybe with those patches it will be better.
> I advice you to check with powertop (check no of wakeups, I found it easier
> than latencytop) to find if some hardware/software is responsible for audio
> dropouts.
> How about to start a "SlackSound" team from here?
> (sorry for the noise)
> _______________________________________________
> SlackBuilds-users mailing list
> SlackBuilds-users at slackbuilds.org
> http://lists.slackbuilds.org/mailman/listinfo/slackbuilds-users
> Archives - http://lists.slackbuilds.org/pipermail/slackbuilds-users/
> FAQ - http://slackbuilds.org/faq/

uzu linukso. subtenu libera programaro.
kotizu al http://www.thebadapples.info/ogg.xml
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.slackbuilds.org/pipermail/slackbuilds-users/attachments/20100821/0e6e2973/attachment-0001.htm>

More information about the SlackBuilds-users mailing list