why did Ubuntu turn off kernel preemption in Edgy?

Luke Yelavich themuso at themuso.com
Tue Nov 28 21:39:41 GMT 2006

On Wed, Nov 29, 2006 at 07:07:48AM EST, Phillip Susi wrote:
> Hervé Fache wrote:
> > If a system 'reacts' to user input in less than 70ms, users will have
> > the sensation that there is no delay.
> That's what I was saying.  As long as you get the feedback from your 
> input in less than 70 ms you can't notice the delay, so a 32 ms audio 
> buffer should be just fine as far as the feel of the feedback latency 
> goes.

I think you'll find that there are many people around who can in fact 
hear the delay. For me, anything between 1-10 ms is not really 
noticable, but anything above that is progressively more noticable.
Luke Yelavich
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