[PD] Yet another post about cpu consumption... (for Linux users)
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"...
> 2010/8/5 cyrille henry <ch at chnry.net <mailto:ch at chnry.net>>
> 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.
> 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
> 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
> 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!
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