Pulse ?

alex stone compose59 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 15:28:58 GMT 2009

On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 4:59 PM, Cory K. <coryisatm at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> alex stone wrote:
> > I can run with Video people possibly benefiting from using Pulse (any
> more
> > or less than alsa/jack? I write music to image, and jack does fine here),
> > but i'm a bit lost as to how Graphics people might prefer pulse over jack
> or
> > alsa or oss or anything else.
> >
> Graphics folks benefit from *not* having to worry about JACK. ;)
> > I don't understand your answer to the pulse latency question. You were
> quick
> > enough to tell me i'm wrong, but then cited ESD as 'worse' than pulse,
> > without any sort of clue as to actual latency in pulse or not. Seems like
> a
> > bit of a red herring.
> >
> As far as latency with Pulse *generally* goes, I've spoken with Lennart
> himself and it cannot (and maybe will not) go where JACK does. If JACK
> were in the main repo we could get the Pulse/JACK plugin compiled but
> that adds latency as well.
> I'm actually a little confused by the confusion. Starting JACK with
> JACKcontrol, Pulse should be stopped for as long as JACKcontrol is
> going. I forget but it *might* even be tied to jackd itself. Luke can
> chime in here.
> > You're completely off the mark with Ubuntu ppc. It's already done, and
> > works, maintained as a community project. Package selection is large (as
> > large as any other ubuntu from what i can see), and one can install from
> > source without a hassle. I have RG 1.7.3svn running on my G4 a.k.a.
> > HARDY PPC, as well as ardour 2, AND ardour 3. All installed from source
> > without any extra pain or hassle. (Only missing the RT kernel)
> If we got someone to get together the -RT kernel and testing we would
> for sure put out a PPC Studio. We've just lacked the man-power.
> -Cory K.
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Cory, I've only got an older G4 laptop, but you can count me in for testing.
(Sadly, i can't code)


32bit Ubuntustudio Hardy 8.0.4 (2.6.24-23 RT)
64bit Ubuntustudio Hardy 8.0.4 (2.6.24-23 RT)
PPC Kubuntu Hardy 8.0.4 (2.6.24-23 generic)

All major audio stuff, including Alsa and Jack2, installed from up to date
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