sound: modules or in-kernel?

Conrad Sabatier conrads at
Mon May 31 15:41:25 PDT 2004

On 31-May-2004 Jan Stary wrote:
> Hello,
> is it any different whether I compile my
> device pcm, device sbc, and device sb16
> into the kernel, or load them as modules
> at bootup?
> Especially, are there any latency issues
> I shloud watch for when using the modules?

I use modules, myself.  The main advantage over built-in is that you don't
have any unnecessary code for cards other than the one you're using.

Performance-wise, there's no difference at all that I can see.

Conrad Sabatier <conrads at> - "In Unix veritas"

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