[ardour-users] two noise issues

Sampo Savolainen v2 at iki.fi
Fri Jun 9 03:05:08 PDT 2006

Quoting Jake Becker <jake.becker at gmail.com>:

> Hi All,
> I was wondering what I am doing wrong.  I am running ardour on a new
> thinkpad with ubuntu, and using any of the graphic equalizer plugins
> causes horrible noise while the sound is being played.  i can tweak it
> for a bit, but then for no reason it turns to horrible noise, and even
> if i stop playback and try again, once it makes noise it won't go back
> to working again.  if i load the same eq again from the plugins dialog
> it will go back to working, but then just as quickly go to noise
> again.

Are you running jackd in realtime? You can see this in qjackctl as the
letters RT in the main window, or in the setup page. If you don't use
qjackctl, realtime is specified with -R.

Without realtime priority, you will run into problems.

> the other question:  when i copy and paste different sound snippets
> together, there is an annoying click where the two clips meet.  i know
> there must be some obvious way to deal with this but i am a
> super-newbie.  any help would be appreciated!

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