[ardour-users] Ardour not using available memory?

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki eric at zhevny.com
Fri Apr 30 17:36:12 PDT 2004

Scott Helmke wrote:
> In accordance with the prophesy, you wrote:
> So it turns out about half of my Gb of memory was held by tmpfs.  I can't see 
> why the two tmpfs filesystems (/dev/shm and for jack) could need more than 
> 100Mb or so, at a guess.  However, limiting them to 100Mb didn't have any 
> apparent effect on Ardour's performance or on the CPU meter.  Ardour is 
> still (according to top) using 150Mb.  

I've been wondering for a while, because I'm doing this, is there 
anything wrong with just building jack with 
--with-default-tmp-dir=/dev/shm and not having a separate tmpfs for it?

-Eric Rz.

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