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Why does 32-Bit Audio Unit Bridge keep crashing?

3746 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Jan 28, 2013 12:23 PM by Composerbell RSS
Andy Kotz Calculating status...
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Jan 19, 2012 3:37 PM

I operate in 64-Bit but still 32-Bit plugins so the 32-bit AU bridge still floats. It will continually quit during a project sometimes twice-a-day... sometimes 5 times in an hour! I try to gauge if it's a particular load being put on the bridge itself but I can't make any sense of it. It definitely quits when it sits idle. I will come back from having made a cup of coffee and it will have quit. It should be sending reports to Apple (I would think) so after around 6 to 8,000 reports from my computer you think Apple would have addressed the bug?

Mac Pro Quad-Core (2.66 GHz, 2 TB), Powerbook G4, OWC ME, 2 LaCie Extremes, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Logic Express 9, Focusrite Sapphire.
  • Studio X Level 7 Level 7 (26,835 points)
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    Jan 20, 2012 1:29 PM (in response to Andy Kotz)



    If the stuff you rely on is 32 bit, run OSX/Logic in 32 bit.



  • Studio X Level 7 Level 7 (26,835 points)
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    Jan 24, 2012 10:13 AM (in response to Andy Kotz)

    Here's the educated response.


    If you intend to run in a pure 64 bit mode, make sure all your plugins support that mode.


    If not, you will have problems.


    If you intend to use 32 bit plugins that DO NOT work in 64 bit mode, be ready to boot into 32 bit OSX and disable the 64bit plugins to be able to do your work or stop using them. It is that simple.


    Your thanks is not necessary or desired. This is not brain surgery.





  • JumpVector Calculating status...
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    Oct 16, 2012 7:24 AM (in response to Studio X)

    @Studio X! Your a real winner...  Its not our fault that 64 bit Logic is unstable with 32 bit plugins. How about a real answer here instead of your exaggerated self-opinion!

  • Composerbell Calculating status...
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    Jan 28, 2013 12:23 PM (in response to Studio X)

    I like how the Level one people here are the ones with the major attitude problem, and the higher level people are the humble one's trying to tell them that "Hey, there is NO answer. You're pretty much just screwed. We all deal with it."


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