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From: Per Boysen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Thanks for a good and logical answer. You would make a good beta
> tester ;-)
> I too have a Powerbook G4, but the 1,25 GHz model, and I'm not seeing
> this on my system. Using both Bidule and Live here.
> On 23 aug 2007, at 18.34, email@example.com wrote:
> > I believe Bidule is the culpret because with the activity viewer
> > utility on, I can see the system requirements (which are shown as
> > red dots on a graph). There are cpu spikes that coincide with the
> > dropouts that are represented by the red parts of the graph rising
> > to 100%. I've tried this with and without SL. Same result. I tried
> > it with Ableton Live and could not repl icate this. There might very
> > well be something wrong with my computer, but I dont think so.
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> > From: Per Boysen
> > > On 23 aug 2007, at 17.23, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > >
> > > > So the cpu spikes I was seeing on the activity viewer on my 1.5gig
> > > > PB seem to be caused by Bidule. I can't seem to replicate this
> > > > behavior with any other application. Live 6 with SL actually works
> > > > better. The cpu spikes were creating dropouts and audio glitches
> > > > that are unacceptable for live work. The flexible routing in
> > Bidule
> > > > is beyond cool, but the glitches make it unuseable, for me anyway.
> > > > I tried raising the audio buffer on both Bidule and/or the
> &g t; > > interface. But all that did was increase latency beyond playable
> > > > levels.
> > > > My laptop looping experiment has failed miserably. Maybe wh en
> > I can
> > > > get a faster machine I'll go back.
> > > > I'm guessing in the Ambient genre its easier to hide the
> > > > limitations because a lot of the sounds you would use are actually
> > > > similer to the glitchy clicks I was getting. Plus the latency is
> > > > easier to hide with all those delays. But for now, its back to the
> > > > RC50 for my acoustic stuff. Live and SL are great for the
> > > > electronica gig I have. I just wish Live had the routing
> > flexibilty
> > > > that Bidule has.
> > >
> > >
> > > Your hints are interesting and suggest option to learn something
> > > ; useful. Would you mind posting the reason why you think Bidule is
> > the
> > > bad guy?
> > >
> > > Greetings from Sweden
> > >
> > > Per Boysen
> > > www.boysen.se (Swedish)
> > > www.looproom.com (international)