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Heads-up, nVidia proprietary drivers with kde4 you may not need the options tweaks!!

Posted 02-06-2009 at 06:31 PM by GlennsPref

Here is a test comparison, between rt (configured for audio, and my current kernel.

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music@GamesBox:~$ startxfce4
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music@GamesBox:~$ glxgears                                        (05-02 20:08)
62825 frames in 5.0 seconds = 12564.875 FPS
62331 frames in 5.0 seconds = 12466.195 FPS
63293 frames in 5.0 seconds = 12658.508 FPS
63464 frames in 5.0 seconds = 12692.744 FPS
63393 frames in 5.0 seconds = 12678.479 FPS
63259 frames in
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Heads-up, nVidia proprietary drivers with kde4 you may not need the options tweaks!!

Posted 02-06-2009 at 06:28 PM by GlennsPref

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Heads up ppl.

If you use the nvidia proprietary drivers with kde4 you may not need the options tweaks previously used in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.

post #6 by txf
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=126835




When I saw this last night, I could not believe it, Did I really need to # out about 10 lines of options,

Well, glxgears is the only benchmark I used, but the improvements were devastatingly positive!
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Real-Time Audio part 4, final.

Posted 01-26-2009 at 11:16 PM by GlennsPref

Get set_rlimits...(set_rlimits is only one of a few programms that enables this type of functionallity)

http://www.physics.adelaide.edu.au/~...mits-1.3.0.tgz
http://www.physics.adelaide.edu.au/~jwoithe/

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“This file sets the maximum priorities which set_rlimits can set for
a given program when executed by a given user or group.
The program specified must include an absolute path.”
Uncompress it with......
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Real-Time Audio part 3

Posted 01-26-2009 at 11:15 PM by GlennsPref

Next is the rt kernel patch...
Note: You only need to do this if you have not installed the rt kernel source from the rpm,
as mentioned above, if you did you can skip this Patching section and continue on to the
configuring the kernel section of this document.

Patch the kernel with the RT patch

manual patch method,

from the video. (includes applications rt permissions and access with set_rlimits)...
http://www.linuxjournal.com/video/hy...al-time-kernel...
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Real-Time Audio Part 2

Posted 01-26-2009 at 11:10 PM by GlennsPref

and added the Edirol patch to the RT kernel....

vi is a handy editor, We need admin rights to “save these files here”...

su (enter root password)

vi /usr/src/linux/Makefile

Quick vi tute
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vi is operated in a shell, like Konsole or term

	Quick keys...

	I = insert “edit mode”
	Esc = exit mode/s
	:w = write
	:q = quit
	:wq! = force write quit (does not always over-ride the
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