[PD] denormals on intel celeron
shift8 at digitrash.com
Wed Aug 24 02:23:49 CEST 2005
in some caculations for audio (feedback, etc) there can be the creation
of really small or really large numbers. these numbers can cause cup
usage spikes in some processors when they try to process them.
On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 02:03 +0200, Jerome Tuncer wrote:
> It's kind of a beginner question but I'll dare asking:
> What is a denormal? (-:
> shift8 a écrit :
> > hi all - i'm having really bad denormal problems on a intel celeron
> > 2.4ghz. pd is from cvs aug 8th. looked around and found PD_BADFLOAT
> > and PD_BIGORSMALL. on a lark i defined them and rebuilt, and even
> > though it solved it for a while, but no - i'm still having the same
> > problem. looked around some more and found those only appear in
> > m_pd.h... anyone know what i can do to fix this?
> > thanks... the pain! the pain!
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