CPU processing and load


    Apr 29 2006 | 8:34 pm
    How does MSP distribute DSP processing on a dual G5? And the same question
    if anyone knows about the Native Instrument player for Garritan Personal
    Orchestra.
    Cheers,
    Gary Lee Nelson
    TIMARA Department
    Oberlin College
    www.timara.oberlin.edu/GaryLeeNelson

    • Apr 30 2006 | 8:36 pm
      On 29-Apr-2006, at 22:34, Gary Lee Nelson wrote:
      > How does MSP distribute DSP processing on a dual G5?
      There was a bunch of discussion on this when the duals first arrived.
      It should be in the archives if you can work out a funky search query.
      What I recall is that Max/MSP/Jitter didn't actively support multi-
      processors, but that *threads* could find themselves distributed
      between processors. So (if my memory isn't too far off), you might
      find your MSP thread on one processor and the scheduler, etc. loaded
      off on the other one.
      Don't take my word for it. Try something like "dual processor threads
      msp OR jitter joshua-kit-clayton site:synthesisters.com" in Google.
      Or forum search for the year when the first DPs arrived.
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