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Old 09-23-2011, 04:59 PM   #1
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Alsa latency configuration

Which file/s should I configure to change alsa parameters such as period size?

Basically, how do I lower or increase alsa latency?

Edit... I am on Lubuntu 11.04
Old 09-24-2011, 11:19 AM   #2
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OK, I found it! The file is: /etc/asound.conf
here is example of my newly created asound.conf which gives MUCH better results:

pcm.card0 {
type hw
card 0

pcm.!default {
type plug
slave.pcm "dmixer"

pcm.dmixer {
type dmix
ipc_key 2048
slave {
pcm "hw:0,0"
period_time 0
period_size 2048
buffer_size 65536
buffer_time 0
periods 128
rate 48000
channels 2
bindings {
0 0
1 1


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