[Jackit-devel] Re: [Icecast] ices-kh dropping jack ports unexpectedly

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Mon Oct 18 12:20:15 PDT 2004


On Mon, 2004-10-18 at 18:27, Jack O'Quin wrote:
> Karl Heyes <karl at xiph.org> writes:
> 
> > Are you running with realtime privileges, for this you need to start as
> > root if you want that. Even with realtime privileges there may be odd
> > cases where the scheduling latency is a bit too high, it all depends on
> > the drivers and kernel version but the current state is not that bad and
> > getting better.
> 
> There are several ways to gain realtime privileges.  Running as root
> is the simplest, but perhaps the worst solution.  

Just to be clear, with ices, you can drop to a nominated user after the
realtime scheduler is selected. Running as root after that is not
required.

karl



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