[PD] how to avoid (most/many/some) readsf~ dropouts

Julian Peterson julianpeterson at mac.com
Sat Jul 12 21:31:32 CEST 2008

Is your hard drive going to sleep?  I used to get this on osx when the  
HD would sleep.  Telling it not to rest fixed the issue.  I now  
routinely do this when performing live.


On Jul 12, 2008, at 8:54 AM, hard off wrote:

> i was going to post about the readsf~ dropout problem today.  good  
> timing.
> in my case though, i am sending the open message, and then manually  
> banging to start, usually at least 15-20 seconds after opening,
> but i still get dropouts!  not all the time, not in any pattern that  
> i can recognise, but the sound does drop out sometimes with [readsf~]
> i read a thread that suggested making the readsf~ buffer really  
> huge, like [readsf~ 2 1e+08]  but even though that stops my dropout  
> problem a little bit, i still get them from time to time.
> my latency is also set at 50ms which should be ok, but even setting  
> it at 100 was still giving me audio drops.
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