Silent pc (Re: [ardour-users] Session export ?
matthewsewell at ojai.net
Thu Feb 24 14:51:50 PST 2005
On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 14:28, gerard van dongen wrote:
> I would go for ext3, I just got a new disk and I am trying out XFS.
> But I am only paraphrasing what I hear on #ardour on IRC
> The impression I got is that reiserFS is optimized for lots of small
> files, and this somehow interferes with audio work.
> Mainly I think the problems occur when disks are getting full.
OK. I will change the file system back to ext3 then and watch for
fragmentation. Is there a good tool for that? I've never defragged
ext3 before and I was under the impression that it wasn't really an
> 14 tracks = 48000 * 4 * 14 = 2.6 mB/s, So raw speed is not a problem.
> One of the latest fixes in ardour is that the drive buffering can be
> adjusted in your .ardour/ardour.rc
> <Option name="track-buffer-seconds" value="3.000000"/>
What value would you recommend? Does it depend on the physical size of
the buffer in my drive? I have an 8 MB buffer.
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