[ardour-dev] Locked Memory Limits

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sat Jan 27 05:08:27 PST 2007

On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 21:06 -0600, Reuben Martin wrote:
> I was having a problem with Ardour crashing after adding 9 stereo
> tracks. The problem turned out to be the limits on locked memory was
> too low. I was off chasing red herrings because occasionally a window
> would pop up saying I had reached the port limit for the jack daemon.
> (which wasn't true) Perhaps there is a way to deal with this more
> gracefully? i.e. not crash. If not, maybe at least there could be a
> window pop up after starting ardour that gives a warning about locked
> memory limits similar to the one given on the console. (I think people
> generally ignore messages on the console that don't prevent a program
> from starting)

> After raising the locked memory limit the crash problem was fixed.
> However, running ardour2 under gdb would still crash for some reason.
> Here's the back trace it produced for what it's worth:

thats not a backtrace. please see http://ardour.org/debugging_ardour

thanks for the information, i agree with you about the need for a GUI
warning about locked memory limits.


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