Natty and RT Kernel (was "Maverick and RT")
ricardolameiro at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 17:26:07 BST 2010
I am very happy with the work beeing done with lprod and other groups around
linux and multimedia.
the main problem about Ubuntu Studio, is that people dont have patience to
work with ubuntu rules.
Ubuntu studio is a community version, but that is partly supported by
ubuntu. So freeze, new app insertions etc need to be made by ubuntu /debian
The problem is that people dont want to follow that rules, at least
packaging. If insted of making that new distros with other packages with
newers software, maybe the devs could join the already existing teams.
Ubuntu studio and debian multimedia and help packaging more upstream as
possible. because, they benefit from the work from others, but I dont see
them contributing back.
Shame on them. Falktx maintains a ppa for both ubuntu studio and kxstudio. I
understand he want to make a kde derivative, but why another gnome one???
why doesnt that devs come to the #ubuntustudio-devel IRC channel?
but, they do things on top of others.....
Audio linux users are very few, and if people start splitting, then it will
be worse... but is related to musician, everyone want to pass on top of the
others to say they are better, instead of collaborate....
sorry for the rant, but it is very disapointing to see this stuff happenn
PS. worse of all, they dont even use a good kernel for multimedia.....
2010/9/30 Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net>
> You were asking for people using Ubuntu + Kernel-rt.
> I'm using 64 Studio 3.0 (Hardy) and 3.3 (Karmic) with the 64 Studio's
> multimedia kernel, which is a kernel-rt and several self build kernel-rt
> (vanilla + patch).
> Regarding to different distros based on Ubuntu vs all developers just to
> work on Ubuntu Studio:
> For example it's possible to add the 64 Studio repository to Ubuntu
> Studio, assumed they are based on the same version of Ubuntu (Karmic,
> Lucid etc.).
> I don't think that there are distros hat do use JACK as the sound
> server, but e.g. 64 Studio ships without PulseAudio, so all consumer
> desktop apps do use ALSA directly, which is an advantage for users who
> need JACK for audio apps, because without PulseAudio there's no pain for
> flashplayer etc., vene whe JACK is needed for Ardour, Qtractor or what
> app ever.
> And again a kernel-rt for Linux or ASIO for Windows does no hard
> real-time, it's still a soft kind of real-time, so anything less, but a
> kernel-rt IMO isn't good for a multimedia distro.
> I would like to see Ubuntu Studio supporting the kernel-rt.
> - Ralf
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