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Kernel Comparison: Linux (2.6.28) versus Windows (Vista SP1)

 

 

Sound

Sound systems

Sound (systems) Linux Windows
audio system (native) ALSA ASIO, OpenAL
audio system (emulated) OSS DirectSound, MME
handles multiple audio streams Y Y
full-duplex Y Y
SMP, thread-safe Y Y
user space software mixing Y Y
driver features (in general15) OK Good

 

Sound performance

Sound (performance) Linux Windows
audio latency low15 Y Y
audio video sync accurate15 Y Y

 

 

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