Game sound problem with wine 20050310 (Debian testing)

J. Grant jg at
Sat May 7 06:13:00 CDT 2005

Hi Andreas,

Thank you for your quick response.

On 07/05/05 10:49, Andreas Mohr wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, May 07, 2005 at 10:00:59AM +0200, Paul van Schayck wrote:
>> It's quite common to have dsound in emulation (it won't work without).
>> This means a lot of load comes down to the cpu, and where perhaps your
>> latency comes from.
> BTW, I'm planning to implement SetThreadPriority().
> Maybe it actually gets called by the game (but at least it should get
> called by our multimedia DLLs in recent CVS now).
> This could also help a lot, provided that you're running on a
> SCHED_ISO and SCHED_BATCH aware kernel...

Okay, great! I am running debian sarge 2.6.8-2-k7 kernel, not sure if 
that is SCHED_ISO and SCHED_BATCH aware, but I can upgrade to the latest 
kernel in debian testing/sarge if necessary.

> Of course this SetThreadPriority() implementation wouldn't be perfect,
> but at least it would be a first implementation to see whether it helps,
> and in that case one could do further discussion with Con Kolivas to try to
> make Linux almost fully compatible with the Windows thread priority model.

Hopefully it would give some improvement.

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Kind regards

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