[quake2] Fwd: ALSA sound support

Jay Dolan jasonthomasdolan at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 9 21:40:40 EST 2006

--- Brendan Burns <brendanburns at comcast.net> wrote:

> Hey folks,
> The modified snd_alsa.c is now in icculus CVS.  It
> seems to work.  I
> modified set_period_size to set_period_size_near,
> since set_period_size
> failed on my machine.  I also seem to have some
> chattering/delays on my
> machine when a lot of different sounds are going
> off, but I think that
> they're driver issues rather than problems in q2. 
> If someone else who's
> tracking CVS could check out and test the ALSA
> sound, that'd be great!
> (and once again for the record, the original q2
> snd_alsa.c was derived
> from the quakeforge sources)

Chattering?  Hm.  I did notice some latency on my
machine (maybe 100ms), which could probably be tweaked
with different period and buffer settings in ALSA. 
I'll forward any further improvements to this list.

Jay Dolan
Software Engineer, Systems Analyst
Windmill Cycles, Inc.

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