[AG-TECH] AccessGrid 3: What information is available

John Hodrien johnh at comp.leeds.ac.uk
Tue May 24 11:42:44 CDT 2005

On Tue, 24 May 2005, Robert Olson wrote:

>> but it's still quite possible to send the audio quality way downhill on a 
>> machine that's also doing display of multiple video streams. Sharing video 
>> capture with audio handling these days is quite reasonable.
> Of course if the media apps grokked realtime scheduling, as they really 
> should, one could then run everything on one machine and just let the video 
> display get the short end of the runtime stick.

And assuming that the OS was a realtime OS and thus could actually provide
timing assurances to applications.


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