[ardour-users] Testing Ardour on Mandrake 10.1

Kevin Cosgrove kevinc at doink.com
Sun Nov 27 16:14:42 PST 2005

On 27 November 2005 at 12:06, "logic7" <logic7 at cox.net> wrote:

> I'm finally getting around to installing Ardour on my machine. It's a P3-700
> w/640MB RAM and an Aopen AW744 Pro sound card (has a yamaha XG chipset, and
> it's a temp card until I decide to buy another card). I have Mandrake 10.1
> installed on the machine. I'm gathering all of the deps for Ardour, but
> wanted to know what kind of performance I'm going to see out of it. I'm
> going to check it out for sample based music (i.e. Hip Hop), and may record
> a couple of tracks of audio with it, but ultimately I'll be playing around
> with apps Jack'd to it (Rosegarden is the first to come to mind).
> Anyone have any tips on getting this going with relatively few issues?

Performance shouldn't be bad at all.  I'm using MDK 10.1 and Ardour 
0.99.  I'm using a multi-media kernel.  It used to be you could get 
those from the Thac's RPM repository, and set that up with urpmi.  It 
wasn't too hard.  Best-o-luck....


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