[linux-audio-user] Re: Ardour CPU Hogups

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Sat Jun 17 13:04:43 EDT 2006

On Sat, 2006-06-17 at 06:29 +0200, Carlo Capocasa wrote:
> > that sounds to be related to a denormal problem ... try to figure out,
> > which plugin causes the trouble and lobby the authors to fix their
> > code ... 
> > from my experience, some swh plugins suffer from denormal problems
> > (possiblty, because steve is working on amd machines?), but it's more or
> > less trivial to fix that ... 
> Right on, I was using the SC4 or SC4 mono plugins on all the tracks. 
> When I took those out, everything went back to normal again.
> I even thought of denormals but didn't even bother testing Steve's 
> plugins because they usually work so well.
> So, everything well again! Thanks tons this was perfect...
> I'm using a 2GHz Intel Pentium 4 processor, BTW.

    You can probably get away with using those plugins if you set "Stop
plugins with transport" in the Options window.

Jan 'Evil Twin' Depner
The Fuzzy Dice

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