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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
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    > 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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