[ardour-users] Ardour Tips and Tricks threadJACKing
Thomas G. Willis
tom.willis at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 08:31:05 PDT 2005
oops sorry for thread jacking, thanks whoever changed the subject line.
Anyway now I'm confused.
Are you saying there have been reports that /dev/shm can cause xruns or
Thanks for all the links though.
On 7/14/05, David Mulcahy <eseol at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> On Thursday 14 July 2005 15:59, smurky wrote:
> > Thomas G. Willis wrote:
> > > I'm new to Ardour, I'm using xfs but I'm getting a lot of xruns
> > > recently. So my question would be, what fs to use? Assuming the fs is
> > > the source of my problems, which could very well not be the case, it
> > > might be xorg for all I know.
> > It's more than likely the fs. xfs is a journalling file system and
> > you'll need to edit your /etc/fstab to mount tmp/jack as tmpfs. When I
> > was using ext3fs I found that the line:
> > none /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
> > gave the best results. Here is the link to the official documentation.
> > Using ext2 makes things easier and faster. IMHO.
> The docs are a little out of date. If you are using a recent glibc (i
> or is a recent 2.6 kernel /dev/shm is mounted automatically and if you put
> that line in your fstab then there have been reports that this in fact
> cause xruns.
> Use the mount command on its own to see what files are mounted and if
> isnt mounted automatically then add the line to fstab.
> > Jonathan.
> > http://jackit.sourceforge.net/docs/faq.php#a57
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