[ardour-users] Using ardour with jack stream as audio source

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Mar 28 06:10:55 PST 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 13:50 +0000, Marc Brevoort wrote:
> Hello,
> Thanks to the developers for writing such a wonderful software package. I 
> have a question that has been bugging me for a while. Is it possible to set 
> up ardour in such a way that it operates *without* stored audio, but *with* 
> automation (streaming audio from jack perhaps?)

of course. just create a session without any tracks, just busses. the
only difference between a track and a bus is that a bus' input doesn't
come from disk.

> - to stream audio into ardour directly from the disks of a harddisk recorder 
> (possibly resulting in better performance than streaming it from a PC 
> filesystem).

exceedingly unlikely. good *nix filesystems will give at least as good
performance as any dedicated system. 


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