[ardour-users] 48 channels on ardour

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Jul 18 11:12:13 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 13:07 -0500, Thomas Vecchione wrote:
> Danged Reply-All requirement again...
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Thomas Vecchione <seablaede at gmail.com>
> Date: Jul 18, 2007 1:07 PM
> Subject: Re: [ardour-users] 48 channels on ardour
> To: Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com>
> On 7/18/07, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
>         Insanity.
> Not going to argue that the Ardour software raid is not nice(Though I
> personally haven't used it, the concept is nice at least;), however
> see my posts for two specific instances where it is, a, EXTREMELY easy
> to set this up, and B, VERY useful.  And at least one of those
> instances (Recording a live gig with backing tracks) is far from
> uncommon.  Personally I do the second version a fair amount. 
> Now in as far as moving audio between recorded takes, it would
> certainly be nice if some software would do it for you, but it is a
> good way of stretching a limited setup and keeping it reliable.

if you have multiple disks, ardour's s/w RAID support (whenever it
works) will distribute newly captured data in a way that is more
efficient than what you are attempting to do.



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