[ardour-users] Butler write-behind failure on dstream Audio 1

Jesse Chappell jesse at essej.net
Thu Mar 25 07:25:01 PST 2004

Frank Limstrand wrote on Thu, 25-Mar-2004:

 > >  > [ERROR]: DiskStream 1454860530956408: cannot write to disk
 > >  > [ERROR]: DiskStream "Audio 1": cannot flush captured data to disk!
 > >  
 > > Curious.  What filesystem are you writing to?
 > > 
 > > Assuming the filesystem does support files >2G we might have an
 > > idea what the problem may be.
 > > 
 > > jlc
 > Hi Jesse
 > [frankl at localhost frankl]$ mount
 > /dev/sda2 on / type ext3 (rw)
 > none on /proc type proc (rw)
 > none on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
 > usbdevfs on /proc/bus/usb type usbdevfs (rw)
 > /dev/sda1 on /boot type ext3 (rw)
 > none on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw)
 > none on /var/lib/jack/tmp type tmpfs (rw)
 > It is possible to store >2GB files on /, tested and tried.

OK, we know what the problem is, and it is somewhat embarrassing.
It involves some compile time flags and flags to open.  We will
let you know when a fix is available (although you will need to
build from source).


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