[LAD] 4-6 or 8 cores ??

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Mon Jun 24 02:11:48 UTC 2013

On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 9:48 PM, Jonathan Woithe <jwoithe at just42.net> wrote:

>  Another caveat is jackd: my current understanding is that jack2
> can better utilise multiple cores, but I'm happy to be corrected on this
> point by anyone with more knowledge than I


"SMP support is not always as valuable as you would think. If your
applications are chained INPUT --> A --> B --> C --> OUTPUT, then it will *
not* be able to utilize multiple processors. However, if you applications
are independently generating audio to the OUTPUT, that is when "parallel"
sub-graph exist in the global graph, then they can be."
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