[ardour-users] absolute minimum system for Ardour

Josh Karnes jkarnes1 at austin.rr.com
Tue Nov 2 07:34:48 PST 2004

Florian Schmidt wrote:
> On Tue, 02 Nov 2004 09:18:15 -0600
> Josh Karnes <jkarnes1 at austin.rr.com> wrote:
>>Hey all-
>>I have a old junker laptop that I am considering putting Ardour on ...  it's 
>>a P2 266MHz with about 64M of RAM...  any chance Ardour will run, and maybe 
>>record/playback one stereo track at a time 16/44.1 with no effects?  It 
>>could be handy to record remote stereo tracks and bring them back to my home 
>>base computer.
> may i ask why you would want to use ardour for that? I'd use a simpler wave
> recorder program like timemachine [when using jackd] or audacity or maybe
> some even more leightweight audio editor..

That's a good point...  maybe I'll change my question to:

"what are suggestions for applications I can use on a P2/266 laptop to 
record cd-quality audio"?


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