Con Kolivas kernel at
Tue Apr 4 08:47:59 CDT 2006

On Tuesday 04 April 2006 23:46, Mike Hearn wrote:
> > By infinite loop I assume you mean it is sleeping, not burning cpu... But
> > anyway, is this a separate thread or part of a monolithic "wine"?
> Right, it blocks on a message pipe. It's a separate thread.
> > I think fragile is too harsh a way to describe it. You're not after 100%
> > realtime guarantee, just good all round audio that would basically not
> > stutter under normal circumstances. Currently you're not even getting
> > that.
> Yes. The problem is nobody seems to know why not. It may be simply that
> lowish is not low enough (where "enough" is defined to be as low as
> Windows would provide). Unless somebody can sched light on the issue
> (har har :) we appear to be stuck.

Is it kernel dependant? Does 2.6.11 for example exhibit the problem or only 
recent kernels? Or has noone tried an older kernel like that?


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