Re: [linux-audio-user] AMD64 question

From: Frank Barknecht <fbar@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Tue Jun 27 2006 - 18:32:37 EEST

Dave Phillips hat gesagt: // Dave Phillips wrote:

> Btw, if I had to explain it to a very normal user, what benefits should
> she expect from running a 64-bit system ? WRT Linux audio software, what
> applications receive the greatest performance boosts ?

Be aware that that Pd receives a huge performance *loss* in 64bit
mode: It won't work at all! This has some deep reasons in Pd's
architecture and data type system. But as Miller Puckette seems to
have access to a 64bit machine now, things might change.


 Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__
Received on Tue Jun 27 20:15:18 2006

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