mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Sun Mar 11 22:09:56 CET 2001
There are reports from around UCSD that you can read one 8-channel
SF with no trouble but can't begin to read 8 1-channel ones separately
on a "reasonable" IDE machine. I'm hoping to get a chance to look at this
(and a student is also threatening to get involved.) So the situation might
On Sun, Mar 11, 2001 at 09:19:54PM +0100, guenter geiger wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Mar 2001, Linium wrote:
> > In fact I know that I can read easily more than 24 monos tracks with
> > "broadcast2000" which is a multitrack recorder for linux... Why cannot get this
> > kind of performance with PD ?
> > So 1) have you the same poor performance with PD disc i/o objects ?
> > 5) how much tracks can you play on which hardware ?
> I am able to read 24 tracks easily, writting is another issue. What
> computer do you have ? Its on a 500 Mhz, IDE disk with DMA enabled.
> > 2) Is it specific to pd linux ?
> > 3) Do i set something not as it should ?
> > 4) Is it because of no special optmisation in pd for disc i/o ?
> I am not sure about the builtin objects (readsf~ writesf~), but
> I can't think of any further optimization in sfread~ and sfwrite~.
> (Doesn't mean that there is no way to do it faster ...)
> > 6) Does The patchs for the linux kernel solves the problem, some facts ?
> > Thx for any help,
> > Linium
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