[ardour-users] disk throughput problems with beta

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 10:49:44 PST 2005

On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 13:48:34 -0500, Peter Lutek <plutek at infinity.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 10:24:03 -0800, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > So what sort of system is this? What distro? What kernel? What VGA card?
> >
> nothing special. acer 4002WLMi notebook, 1 Gb RAM, 60Gb 7200RPM HD,
> integrated Intel 855 video. gentoo with a 2.6.11-mm4 kernel.

Ah - so you are recording to your internal drive when you do this test?

> > BTW - I'm curious. When would you ever record 18 tracks and care about
> > latency? I find that matters most to me when I'm recording a single
> > track. when I'm doing 18 tracks it's just a loud cacophony and I jsut
> > want to get it on disk and move on to the fun stuff. ;-)
> yes, of course -- a matter of technical curiousity, really. it's just cool
> to see all that audio get laid down without a burp! but, i must say i DO
> find using lotsa channels to record the "loud cacophony" of my band "fun"!
<hehe!!> You must be younger than me! ;-)

- Mark

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