[pulseaudio-discuss] System-wide daemon howto/best practices

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed Sep 12 07:15:08 PDT 2007

On Tue, 04.09.07 00:10, Jan Kasprzak (kas at fi.muni.cz) wrote:

> : So in
> : the end we might end up with the optional solution of running a
> : tiny/dumbed-down pa system instance which sessions connect to. But
> : that's way down on my TODO list, and will always stay optional since
> : it is detrimental for latency.
> 	How bad the latency increase may be for adding another "upstream"
> daemon? Would it still be usable for the interactive communication
> like ekiga?

Yes, most likely. But audio production definitely not. (but I guess
you wouldn't want to do that on such a multi-seat machine
anyway?). Games might be problematic, but should be fine I would guess.

Hmm, something's broken with your email quoting. Your '>' looks like a ':'
to me.


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