[ardour-users] disk throughput problems with beta
plutek at infinity.net
Mon Mar 28 08:21:33 PST 2005
thanks ross and gerard!
all i needed to do was switch off the waveform display while recording --
i have just recorded a full hour, 18 tracks, 44.1kHz SR without any
trouble. this was with 4096 frames/period and 2 periods/buffer, so the
latency is really high (186 msec), but that is not an issue when simply
recording. i'll start dropping the latency now, and see when the xruns
hit. i'll also test recording in other software.... perhaps this is an
ardour issue, rather than kernel-related.
is anyone else here seeing this sort of DRASTIC difference in recording
performance with waveform display on/off? for me, this is the difference
between a useable and a useless system! the waveform display does provide
useful feedback for me, but i can live without for now.
anyway... relieved to be up and running again.
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