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SubjectRe: [alsa-devel] Re: [patch] `cp /dev/zero /tmp' (patch against 2.2.9)
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> > My understanding of the problem (in 2.2.x) is that audio I/O goes
> > through the kernel lock
>
> My understanding was flawed. The kernel lock is only for SMP kernels,
> but uniprocessors have high audio latencies too.

Some drivers do lock interrupts off, so its not completely flawed understanding


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