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SubjectRe: [Fwd: Re: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.9-mm1-V0.4]

* Paul Davis <paul@linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:

> for our purposes, the number of channels is irrelevant. the audio
> interface interrupts when it has and/or needs data. whether that data
> covers 2, 9, 26 or 128 channels isn't particularly important. each
> channel is handled at the same time. for most stereo devices, the data
> for the channels is actually interleaved; for some high end
> multichannel devices, each channel uses a separate memory buffer.
> either way, its really not central.

ok, thanks for the explanations.

Ingo
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