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

John Anderson ardour at semiosix.com
Thu Dec 16 09:39:19 PST 2004

On Thu, 2004-12-16 at 13:24, Martin Mares wrote:
> Hello!
> > Stay away from Adaptec SCSI controllers. They (or their drivers) are
> > greedy about the PCI bus and cause xruns.
> BTW, setting the latency timer for the card manually (e.g., by using
> setpci) is very likely to help.

It doesn't. I have an Adaptec 29160, and I've tried *everything*, short
of hacking on the driver. Eventually I bought an IDE drive, and hey
presto, no more xruns.


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