[ardour-users] Unable to add more tracks

Joe Hartley jh at brainiac.com
Tue Oct 12 03:34:20 PDT 2004

On Mon, 11 Oct 2004 15:04:14 -0700
Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Oct 2004 16:04:56 +0200, Wolfgang Woehl <tito at rumford.de> wrote:
> > Erm, the default in qjackctl is 128, and this is about *jackd's* -p
> > option (*not* the alsa backend -p option). It increases the amount of
> > memory jackd allocates for ports. Looks like
> > 
> > /usr/local/bin/jackstart -R -p512 -dalsa -dhw:0 -r48000 -p1024 -n2
> >                             ^^^^^
> > 
> Tried it. Ardour allowed me to add one more stereo track, then it
> defaulted back to only allowing me to add mono tracks.

FYI, I was running into this last night myself.  Bumping the port
maximum in Qjackctl allowed me to add more stereo tracks.  Thanks for
the timely discussion on this!

       Joe Hartley - UNIX/network Consultant - jh at brainiac.com
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