[ardour-users] disk throughput problems with beta
plutek at infinity.net
Thu Mar 31 11:52:15 PST 2005
On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 16:17:20 +0200, Karl Hammar <karl at aspodata.se> wrote:
>> On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 22:45:49 -0500 (EST), Jesse Chappell
>> <jesse at essej.net>
>> > On Wed, 30 Mar 2005, Peter Lutek wrote:
>> >> just looked at some recent session directories and, while a separate
>> >> peak
>> >> directory does exist, in fact it is empty, and the peak files are
>> >> written in the same directory as the wave files.
>> > This is not good, and almost definitely a bug. Withhold complete
>> > judgement until we fix this, because it definitely helped out
>> > with ext3.
>> in my most recent tests, peak files ARE where they should be. don't know
>> what was going on before. i'll keep monitoring to make sure.
>> sorry to have raised the alarm. however, the problem with recording
>> recording waveform display is ON still remains. same results for me on
>> both ext3 and xfs.
> It is my understanding that a journalling filesystem is worse
> latencyvise compared to a traditional one like ext2.
> If you have a latency problem and suspect the filesystem;
> take a spare disk, make a few partitions with ext2, ext3, xfs, ...,
> stop all daemons (else you might be measuring latency problems in
> /var), unmount whatever you can.
> Then mount them one at a time, start recording, umoun, take next
> filesystem. Btw., there was a bug in ext3 last summer, which caused
> a custemer get 2s latency from time to time.
ok, i tested ext2. same problem.
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