[PlanetCCRMA] Denormal problem with TAP Reverb

nicholas manojlovic nicholasmanojlovic@gmail.com
Thu Nov 23 23:24:01 2006

Ken Smith wrote:
> Hi, I seem to be getting what looks like a denormal problem.
> The setup is Intel P4 HT, FC5 2.6.17 CCRMA RDT Kernel SMP, Ardour 
> ardour-0.99.3-2.rhfc5.ccrma 
> <http://ccrma.stanford.edu/planetccrma/mirror/fedora/linux/planetccrma/5/i386/repodata/repoview/ardour-0-0.99.3-2.rhfc5.ccrma.html>:, 
> TAP Plugins tap-plugins-0.7.0-1.rhfc5.ccrma 
> <http://ccrma.stanford.edu/planetccrma/mirror/fedora/linux/planetccrma/5/i386/repodata/repoview/tap-plugins-0-0.7.0-1.rhfc5.ccrma.html>: 
> The project has 3 instances of the TAP Reverb on three busses. If I 
> reduce the input to the busses to zero, by soloing something for 
> example, or by lowering a fader to zero, the CPU load pretty quickly 
> maxes out.
> Is anyone else seeing this?
> Thanks in advance
> Ken

Yes, definitely - many times. Which is a shame as I find its one of the 
few usable plugins around. Ultimately though, the denormal problems have 
forced me to stop using it.