[RDD] That damned distortion is back

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Fri May 18 14:34:17 EDT 2007

On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 12:05:04PM -0400, Rob Landry wrote:
> >How did you turn on realtime, and it is possible it didn't stick?
> I changed the setting in rd.conf and rebooted the machine.
> caed.log shows the folowing entry:
> 05/16/2007 - 11:49:23.804 : using realtime scheduling, priority=9

Yup; that should stick.

> >>I did upload about 1.8 gigabytes of music files to the system beginning
> >>last night. The files took about 15 hours to upload (at about 40 kbytes
> >>per second) and the last one finished just two hours before someone called
> >>to report the distortion problem. But why should uploading music at
> >>40kb/sec cause distortion?
> >
> >It shouldn't; 40KB/s is awfully slow, though; that was over a LAN?
> It was over a DSL connection from here, across the Internet to Cape Cod, 
> and through a cable modem and a congested fractional T1 to the remote 
> site. 40 kb/sec is about half what I usually get on that path.

Aha.  Got it.

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