[Ardour-Users] disk not able to keep up with ardour...

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Dec 6 06:13:32 PST 2007

On Thu, 2007-12-06 at 09:06 -0500, maillistnoll wrote:
>   I'm having trouble with my disks keeping up with Ardour. I remembered
> reading this thread a while back and I've searched through some of the other
> FAQs and mailing lists, but can't seem to come to any particular conclusion.
> I have a 3GHz HT Intel system (Dell) with a set of mirrored Seagate SATA
> drives.
> Unlike the previous discussion, though, I am having trouble just getting 3-4
> minutes of 3 mono tracks to record at 44.1KHz from a Delta 1010. I've run
> Bonnie to test performance (approx. 4MB/sec if I remember correctly) 

if correct, this number is *pathetic*.

a modern disk should be able to do 2-4 times that with ease, arguably
even more.

how much free space on this disk? how big is the drive/partitions?

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