Re: [rfc] aio-core for 2.5.29 (Re: async-io API registration for 2.5.29)

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Fri Aug 02 2002 - 06:59:47 EST

On Fri, 2002-08-02 at 09:24, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Imagine DVD playback. If you have 2% error, your audio is going to get
> 1 second off each minute. It is going to be off by one minute at the
> end of hour. 2% is probably not acceptable.

Nobody does DVD synchronization off a timer. You synchronize the video
to the audio because if the audio clock is a bit off it doesnt matter,
if you lock the audio to the video you get nasty clicks and skips.

2% is way too much for a lot of applications. Thats 28 minutes a day

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