[ardour-users] Terrible pain with Jamin

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Tue Oct 25 10:20:41 PDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-10-25 at 15:17, David Mulcahy wrote:
> Sorry for the last email clicked on the wrong button.
> Just one note about jamin, the standard mode is very cpu intensive but there 
> is another option that uses less cpu.  I think it is in the preferences menu 
> I am sure someone will be able to point out the exact mode to use.  I think 
> it is iir mode or is it fft? I cant remember offhand. 

    Bad idea - this doesn't work well.

> Dave
> On Tuesday 25 Oct 2005 20:29, Joe Hartley wrote:
> > On Tue, 25 Oct 2005 22:11:50 +0300
> >
> > "Marukqs" <marukas at hardcore.lt> wrote:
> > > My PC is Fedora Core 4, Athlon +3000, 512RAM, 7200rpms ReiserFS disk.
> >
> > You already noted that your RAM gets tight, going up to 1GB will help
> > a LOT.
> >
> > It'd also be a big step forward for you to use a low-latency kernel
> > that's been tweaked for audio apps.  Since you're on Fedora, I'd look
> > at Planet CCRMA at http://ccrma.stanford.edu/planetccrma/software/
> >
> > I'd also look into an alternate window manager; the KDE and Gnome
> > desktops can chew up a lot of resources.  I like Fluxbox, but there's
> > a lot of lightweight window managers out there.

    All of the above is right on the money.  Another solution (which I
had to use last weekend due to too many tracks and too many plugins) is
to export the mixed song to a wav file then use 

alsaplayer -o jack SONG.wav

run the output of alsaplayer into JAMIn, then open a new session in
Ardour with a single stereo track to record the mastered output from

Jan "Evil Twin" Depner
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