Re: [LAU] rtirq - what does it improve, and how can I measure it?

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Date: Monday, May 7, 2012 - 12:25 pm

On 05/07/12 14:06, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:

Hello Kaj,

rtirq allows you to elevate the prios of softirq's which could enhance
the performance of those prioritized softirq's. So it doesn't really
boost the overall performance of a system.

> So, I'm wondering. What picture do others have of the benefit of the

Without rtirq I simply can't use my FireWire card on my notebook for
example. The FireWire controller shares its IRQ with a plethora of other
devices (GPU, WiFi, cardreader) and if I don't use rtirq jackd simply
won't start.

> ..and are there other ways to measure improvement for audio operation

Yes, htop and latencytop for example.



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