[PD] tips for a slow machine?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Thu Jul 3 12:04:04 CEST 2008

I don't know what the audio hardware is capable of on that machine,  
but it has plenty of CPU to do a lot of things.   have run Pd on a  
133 MHz Windows machine and had 100 ms latency while contrlling about  
20 samples in realtime.


On Jul 3, 2008, at 1:05 AM, potax flan wrote:

> i'm trying to make the eeePC (xandros, 1gb ram) to be the genius  
> setup that i envisioned. first, i am aware this is a limited  
> machine, but i plan to do basic synthesis on it. nothing too complex.
> i'm hiding as much GUI elements as i can in subpatches, i start pd  
> with -rt flag, and i turned the latency up to 200... BUT i'm still  
> getting occasional glitches in really basic patches (been trying  
> them on my macbook and there's no glitches whatsoever there. it's  
> only a couple of oscillators and some filtering).
> so what other things should i tweak to make the thing more stable?
> danke
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