[chuck-users] Windows XP - setting chuck.exe to "realtime" priority
cyborgk at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 10:09:51 EDT 2006
Hi, I see your point, but I was really only doing two things:
1. Editing chuck files in a text editor and
2. Reading the manual to assist with number 1
Number 2 wouldn't happen in a performance, but number 1 certainly would
occur, and would seem essential for live coding, at least until audicle
reaches a really stable point in its development.
On 4/20/06, Perry R Cook <prc at cs.princeton.edu> wrote:
> Also, respectfully, if you're opening PDF files or
> running other programs while trying to do live ChucK
> performance, then you deserve to get clix :-)
> Seriously, though, boosting priority is indeed a good
> idea. We believe that ChucK should be the highest
> priority process.
> On Thu, 20 Apr 2006, Ge Wang wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >>> I was running the stk/clarinet.ck example. No soundfiles involved at
> >>> all. It was usually only in creating and destroying shreds that there
> >>> was a problem. Actually, now that I think about it, glitching also
> >>> occurred when I would change focus to another program and carry out
> >>> some action, i.e. scrolling through the chuck manual in Adobe Reader.
> >>> This is on an Intel with Pentium M, running Windows XP Pro with SP2.
> >> Same thing here with the PDF file, and I also noticed it when
> >> switching to programs like Firefox or N.
> > Interesting that it seems likely to occur on fast machines running XP
> > but not not on a PIII. I was also able to reproduce the same type of
> > glitches changing windows on my XP SP2 Pentium M 1GB RAM laptop.
> > So, XP users, let's try this - run chuck with the --level10 flag, which
> > should internally boost chuck's priority:
> > > chuck --level10 foo.ck ...
> > For me this got rid of the glitches. If this works in genereal, we can
> > make this a default. Also feel free to try other values.
> > Let us know!
> > Best,
> > Ge!
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