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    SubjectRe: hdd & sound
    > Lets make some definitions.
    > pitch problem (sounds analogue)
    > - (Wakkos) the sound changes pitch when hard disk is
    > accessed.

    Not read, just write...

    > hack problem (sounds digital)
    > - the sound drops out for short intervals since the sound
    > generating program do not get. Digital effect.
    > - time from waking of a higher priority process
    > to it gets CPU to keep the output buffer filled.
    > This can be somewhat avoided by sound application
    > writers by using ridiculous huge output buffers.
    > [ongoing work in this area is described on
    > Ingo Molnar is involved.
    > Latest version (N6+) < 5 ms ...
    > ]
    > - enough IO to keep the input buffer filled.
    > [you would probably need something like the
    > described in thread "Prioritized IO", but you
    > need to fix the CPU problem first... ]
    > stuck problem (sounds digital)
    > - (mine when trying to reproduce the pitch problem) after
    > several repeated runs of a process that stress disk write
    > the sound gets stuck in some strange output.
    > [Working with Alan to find this]
    > So, where does your fit?

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