[PD] pd watchdog/ non-root realtime priority?
derek at x-i.net
Thu Mar 18 12:22:19 CET 2004
Answering my own posts again... isn't it lovely to see someone else's
thought processes in motion? ;-)
Anyway... I thought I remembered some discussion a while back on this
topic, so an archive-hunt turned up a source patch for PD. I'll try this
later, but can I ask Guenter.... did this not make it into CVS or normal
PD 0.37.1 release?
> On Sun, 18 Jan 2004, Michal Seta wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've been experiencing a problem with running pd -rt -jack for some
>> time now. After starting pd I get:
>> watchdog: signaling pd...
>> and of course pd doesn't respond to any commands.
>> At some point I thought the problem was gone but it isn't.
> I couldn't reproduce until now, because my SBLive has a minimum
> latency setting of 512 samples.
> Now, using the playback only trick I got down to 256 and ...
> I have the same behaviour.
> I had this problem fixed in CVS once, but it seems that it got
> changed back, but it is quite easy to fix:
> in s_inter.c, in the function sys_set_priority(int higher)
> change the line
> p3 = (higher ? p2 - 1 : p2 - 3);
> p3 = (higher ? p1 + 3 : p1 + 1);
> .. let me know if it works
> Thanks for reporting,
> PS: I will update the CVS as soon as sourceforge lets m
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