Kernels for low latency/real time environments

Alessio Igor Bogani abogani at
Fri Mar 12 17:46:30 UTC 2010


2010/3/12 Sean McNamara <smcnam at>:
> Do you offer any low latency setups that do not use the fully
> preemptible kernel option?

I suppose that you meant PREEMPT_RT.

> I realize that full preemption is a very significant step towards
> lower latency for things like audio, but are there any alternative
> configurations that can result in some degree of lower latency on
> systems that are forced to use fglrx for a decent experience (e.g.
> Radeon HD5000 series)?

The -preempt and -lowlatency kernels should be a good candidates.


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