Re: [LAU] SteamOS RT kernel

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To: Linux Audio Users <linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 2:50 am

On Sun, December 15, 2013 10:09 am, Dan MacDonald wrote:

For those interested you can download it here:

http://repo.steampowered.com/download/

Requires 4GB RAM

installation instructions:

http://www.redgamingtech.com/how-to-install-steamos-on-virtual-box-virtu...

> What could be of more interest to Linux audio land is that it uses a

They claim to have been working on unspecified audio latency issues. It
looks like they are shipping with pulseaudio support. So far, I haven't
spotted any contributions from them on the known latency issues that have
been identified in PA. Installing a realtime kernel will not solve the
design issues that need to be addressed to enable PA to provide the same
latency potential as JACK.

SDL has recently gained support for JACK and should start shipping with it
soon so maybe gamers will start using JACK via SDL as they seek to push
their systems to the limits.

> Regardless, I think SteamOS is fantastic news for Linux. This is hot on

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Patrick Shirkey
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[LAU] SteamOS RT kernel, Dan MacDonald, (Sat Dec 14, 11:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] SteamOS RT kernel, Patrick Shirkey, (Sun Dec 15, 2:50 am)