[pulseaudio-discuss] Distribution kernels and glitch-free (Packagers, read this!)

Luke Yelavich themuso at ubuntu.com
Sun Feb 22 14:33:35 PST 2009

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 09:23:10AM EST, Ozan Çağlayan wrote:
> Lennart Poettering wrote:
> 1) For fucks sakes: get your bloody kernels fixed. Enable preempt, set
> >    HZ to 1000. Get rid of low-quality drivers that block the
> >    CPU. Latencies of 210ms is *REALLY NOT NECESSARY*.
> Is there *really* any distribution around who doesn't enable preemption? The timer frequency
> can be a choice but not preempting the kernel is not sane nowadays.

Ubuntu's generic kernel, used on desktop systems is not preempted. Since I am not a member of the kernel team, I can't comment why, and I myself am surprised. I have contacted the kernel team for Ubuntu to ask why they have things set the way they do, and intend to respond as soon as I have an answer from them.

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