From: Kevin Cosgrove <kevinc@do...> - 2005-06-23 23:58:29
On 12 June 2005 at 19:40, Chris Cannam <cannam@...> wrote:
> In Rosegarden 1.0, the choices for timing source are usually the system
> timer, one timer for each PCM (audio) device you have, and possibly the
> RTC timer. (These are all provided by the ALSA layer, we have nothing
> to do with running them.)
> The system timer usually works well with 2.6 or 2.4-lowlatency kernels,
> providing a 1KHz resolution suitable for MIDI-only use. It works very
> badly with stock 2.4 kernels in which it only has a 100Hz resolution,
> and it's not suitable for combined MIDI/audio work because it won't
> guarantee to keep in sync with the JACK audio server.
I'm running a 2.6.7 mm kernel here. The system timer works fine with
my 253.7 bpm (you'll have to ask my guitar player about the tempo) song.
Thanks for the help!