OpenBSD Journal

Real-Time Audio Servers on BSD Unix Derivatives

Contributed by jolan on from the real-time-humppa dept.

Our appreciation to Corentin Plouet for writing in that:
Juha Erkkilä (from Humppaland) recently wrote a very cool master's thesis on the real-time issues affecting the audio subsystems in the BSD operating systems (especially OpenBSD). It is well written and explains quite a lot of things about real-time systems and scheduling (among other things). The paper is in the public domain; the .ps and .pdf versions are available on Juha's website.

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  1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

    really nice paper - though I only finished the first two chapters - with a boatload of kernel details and other interesting stuff; with this detailed knowledge, you should code stuff for openbsd.

    1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

      I agree with the above poster. Not only should you code it but it will attract other people to work with you. I have seen some developers todo lists and some have improving audio on there :)

  2. By Anonymous Coward ( on

    This is probably the best article on undeadly in a while.

    1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

      correct ;)
      can the moderators somehow bump this thread? this article definetely should get more attention!


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