[ardour-users] auditioning groups of tracks at once & disk too slow

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 09:11:12 PST 2006

On 1/13/06, Kevin Cosgrove <kevinc at doink.com> wrote:

> I might have overdone it on the number of tracks I've got, just over
> 70.  The reason I say this is that I'm getting a message I've never
> seen from ardour before:
>         The disk system on your computer
>         was not able to keep up with Ardour.
>         Specifically, it failed to read data from disk
>         quickly enough to keep up with playback.
> I've been doing just fine up until now with 10-20 tracks.  Is ardour
> reading all of my tracks, even though most of them are muted?

Mute all tracks and check for disk activity. That would tell you the
correct answer.

- Mark

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