[Ardour-Users] Denormals

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sat Dec 31 08:04:40 PST 2011

On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Al Thompson <althompson58 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/31/2011 09:50 AM, Paul Davis wrote:
>> are you using active frequency scaling (ie. power management)? this is
>> not compatible with low latency realtime audio, JACK or otherwise.
>> whatever tools your distro provides to manage this, you should disable
>> it or set it to "performance" or something similarly worded.
> This has been an issue with me, too.  I recently got a new dual core
> laptop, and am running Fedora 14, and nothing I've come across yet has
> disabled CPU throttling.  It still insists that speed scaling is
> controlled by the "ondemand" governor, and I can't even change CPU
> speeds with the cpu-speed tools.

i've never found any tools on F13 either, so i disabled it all in the
BIOS. its one of the very few complaints i have about fedora, but i
never notice it because of the aforementioned disabling.

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