[PD] Help: computer dead + dropouts on hdsp pcmcia card on OsX+pdext
derek at umatic.nl
Mon Dec 17 18:00:35 CET 2007
Regardless, it has already been determined that directly connecting to
Coreaudio (rather than using Jack as go-between) dramatically increases
CPU load of PD. Something to watch out for!
As far glitches, I have also only experienced this with internal
soundcard. Using the HDSP seems to work better (above problem not
Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> On Dec 16, 2007, at 8:30 PM, Roman Haefeli wrote:
>> On Sun, 2007-12-16 at 19:58 +0000, Joao Miguel Pais wrote:
>>> - I installed my rme hdsp pcmcia card on a friends OsX (don't know
>>> which one, but I think the latest one), and also pd-ext (latest
>>> version). Audio worked, but there were constant dropouts that
>>> disappear (and there seemed to be more dropouts there when there was
>>> more audio, and specially more with held sounds).
>>> Do you know what might be causing the dropouts, and what could be
>>> for it?
>> i experienced similar issues with pd on osx quite a few times. the
>> common symptom was a short noise approximately every half second.
>> whenever i encountered something like that, it helped to install jack
>> and run pd -> jack -> coredaudio (instead of pd -> coreaudio). don't
>> know if this can be generalized as a solution, but at least it
>> helped in
>> all cases i know.
> AFAIK, the bug that you describe, Roman, is due to the internal
> soundcard. Did it happen with an external soundcard? If so, could
> add that to the bug report? It's an important detail.
> As for João's problem, I think that Jack OSX is worth trying.
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