[Ardour-Users] Denormals

Carl Hetherington lists at carlh.net
Wed Jan 4 07:06:16 PST 2012


> I gave it some abuse, starting and stopping a lot and jumping around from one 
> marker to another whilst playing. The load eventually shot up to 60% but not 
> much more and stayed there for the time it's taken to write this until just a 
> moment ago (and it's shot back up again [and a few minutes later still 
> dropped back to 32%. And is back up again! {And down again. And up again, I'm 
> getting seasick!}]).
> So it seems that the processor denormal handling is helping a great deal, but 
> isn't completely resolving the issue.

I've been poking at the denormal thing a little over the last few days.

Are you running in 32-bit or 64-bit mode on your Phenom?

Are you building plugins from source, or could you?



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