[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] core-util: Clamp RLIMIT_RTTIME to what RealtimeKit accepts

Tanu Kaskinen tanu.kaskinen at linux.intel.com
Mon Jun 10 06:39:59 PDT 2013

On Sun, 2013-06-09 at 18:47 +0200, Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
> From: "Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)" <jan.steffens at gmail.com>
> In the default configuration, PulseAudio's rlimit-rttime is set to
> 1000000 (100%), which is higher than what RealtimeKit requires from
> its clients (200000, 20%).
> Make an attempt to still get realtime scheduling by clamping the
> current RLIMIT_RTTIME to what RealtimeKit accepts. Warn about doing
> this.

So RealtimeKit refuses to give realtime scheduling to "too privileged"

That's a bit surprising, but I guess the patch is fine.


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