[ardour-users] Ardour DAW - Hardware advice please..

Geoffrey Wossum geoffrey at pager.net
Wed Dec 15 11:45:58 PST 2004

On Wednesday 15 December 2004 12:30 pm, Joe Hartley wrote:

> I've recorded 8 tracks to disk at once on a 1GB PIII with no problems;
> disk I/O rarely seems to be an issue if the drives have been tuned with
> hdparm.  No idea how 16 channels would work, though.

I've recorded 8 tracks at once without any problems using a 4200 RPM notebook 
IDE hard drive.  Rest of the system was a 2.8 GHz P4, RME Hammerfall DSP w/ 

My biggest hint is to make sure ACPI is turned off at boot time by using 
"acpi=off" on your kernel command line. 


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