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Old 09-23-2019, 01:27 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by cyrano View Post
is there one CPU, or two? And what's the second one running?
The chip actually features (at least) four CPUs:

- The main ARM processor usually running Linux
- two PRU processors

- a small processor for power managing

Originally Posted by cyrano View Post
There are no ALSA drivers in the main CPU's OS. What are the implications? Can Reaper access the audio I/O without ALSA? What about Jack?
I suppose to use Reaper with the Bela A/D D/A system, some kind of ALSA or similar driver needs to be done. Same needs to work together with the realtime part of the OS.
But with that the promised low latency will not be accomplished.

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