[ardour-users] 48 channels on ardour

Kevin Cosgrove kevinc at doink.com
Wed Jul 18 11:11:47 PDT 2007

On 18 July 2007 at 14:03, Paul Winkler <pw_lists at slinkp.com> wrote:

> > I was about to ask "But how does ardour find them?"
> > ... but then I remembered:
> > Windows -> Options -> Paths/Files -> "session RAID path".
> ... except that I can't get it to work. In a trivial session with 2
> recorded files, I set my "session RAID path" to
> "/mnt/audio/ardour_sessions/demo/:/tmp/"
> So I thought I'd then be able to manually move files between those two
> directories.
> I see that ardour has automagically created session subdirectories on
> /tmp now: sound, audiofiles, peaks, and so forth.
> I stopped Ardour, moved one of my wav files into /tmp/sounds/,
> restarted Ardour, reopened the session and it complains:
> ardour: [ERROR]: Filesource: cannot find required file (Audio
> 1-1.wav): while searching
> /mnt/audio/ardour_sessions/demo/sounds/
> ardour: [WARNING]: A sound file is missing. It will be replaced by
> silence.
> So it looks like ardour isn't actually searching the session raid path
> for sounds?  Is this a bug?

When I moved files, not for performance reasons, then I had to edit 
the *.ardour file in the session directory and change the specified file 
locations in that file.  This probably isn't the best method.

> This is with:
> Ardour/GTK 2.0.2
>    (built using 1810 and GCC version 4.1.2 (Gentoo 4.1.2))
> I do share Mark's concern about backups though... easy to forget to
> back everything up.

Yes, always backup.

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