[PD] Yet another post about cpu consumption... (for Linux users)

cyrille henry ch at chnry.net
Thu Aug 5 10:50:29 CEST 2010

if you use gnome, you can ad on the panel a CPU frequency applet that alow control over cpu frequency.
i'm sure kde have the same kind of stuff.

cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep MHz
give the curent cpu frequency

Le 05/08/2010 10:31, Pierre Massat a écrit :
> How do i check this? I have a core 2 duo "inside"...
> Pierre
> 2010/8/5 cyrille henry <ch at chnry.net <mailto:ch at chnry.net>>
>     Hello,
>     are you sure that your CPU frequency did not change?
>     i sometime have this problem : the CPU slowdown to save some power,
>     introducing audio problem.
>     i simply put it full speed every-time i use CPU intensive applications.
>     i don't know how to do this on fedora, but it should be possible.
>     c
>     Le 05/08/2010 09:26, Pierre Massat a écrit :
>         Hi all!
>         I m running into a problem right that has to do with cpu
>         consumption,
>         but not with GUI. In my live guitar processing patch i use the
>         core of
>         Miller's Phase Vocoder patch for time-stretching. It records bits of
>         what i play and time-stretches them.
>         Now my problem is that it freaks out at times, the sound gets
>         dirty like
>         audio drop-outs, and this is correlated with higher cpu
>         consumption. The
>         thing is that I made my patch as carrefully as i could, that is with
>         minimal GUI and no bangs blinking all the time, and switch~
>         objects to
>         cut the audio within all the subpatches that are not in use at a
>         certain
>         moment in time.
>         Also, my time-stretching subpatch works fine most of the time,
>         in effect
>         i can use it for two hours in a row without drop-outs. Yet
>         sometimes it
>         just freaks out.
>         So i was wondering, could this be my Fedora desktop that's messing
>         things up? I have Fedora 12, rt kernel, with the standard
>         desktop (which
>         i guess is GNOME?). Would it make sense to try another desktop,
>         like Xfce?
>         I read in a post somewhere that Miller uses a specific desktop
>         which is
>         very light and ideal for work audio work, but i can't find it now.
>         Any advice welcome!
>         Pierre
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