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    SubjectRe: Timing 250 versus 1000
    Alex Stone wrote:
    > On 04/08/2012 05:08 PM, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
    >> Alex Stone wrote:
    >>> those of us who write a lot of midi driven work, we're still more or
    >>> less required to use some sort of RT kernel to get any degree of
    >>> playback timing accuracy.
    >>
    >> The ALSA sequencer timer stopped using the system timer years ago.
    >> And the difference between RT and 'normal' kernels is not the timer
    >> frequency.
    >
    > I'm using jack with seq, so are you saying the ALSA sequencer timer is
    > using a higher timer rate than than is set in the kernel,

    It's using different timers (RTC or hrtimer), which support higher
    precision.

    > and there's no need for me to bother with this,

    Yes. If you want to be sure, check that G3 appears in /proc/asound/timers
    when you're using the sequencer.


    Regards,
    Clemens


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