[ardour-users] recover wav from crash?

Patrick Stinson patrickkidd.lists at gmail.com
Fri May 26 10:33:17 PDT 2006

Thanks Paul. I went the auto recovery route, but the sound didn't
exist in the session. Are you supposed to save the session at some
point after you start recording to get that to work? ...cause I
didn't. Also, is it possible to get the two channels back into ardour
somehow? thanks.

On 5/26/06, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-05-26 at 01:07 -0800, Patrick Stinson wrote:
> > I've left ardour recording a single stereo stream a few different
> > times, all over 2 hours, and it has crashed, leaving rather large and
> > somewhat valuable chunks of wav data in the 'sounds' folder. What
> > format is this data in? Is it just missing a RIFF header, assuming
> > it's 16b signed int LE? I'm using the universal binary I downloaded to
> > day, and running it on my new intel iMac 2.0 GHz. The disk has plenty
> > of space, and I use 1GB of RAM.
> when ardour crashes in the middle of recording, it has its own crash
> recovery mechanism. if you start ardour up again, you should be prompted
> on whether to recover the data.
> the data, by default, is in Broadcast WAV(X) format (big-endian BWF),
> floating point sample data.
> --p

Patrick Kidd Stinson

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