[ardour-users] bcf2000 + ardour2.0.2 problems

Kevin Cosgrove kevinc at doink.com
Thu Jun 7 21:48:54 PDT 2007

On 1 June 2007 at 22:36, John Anderson <ardour at semiosix.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 16:52 -0400, Jesse Chappell wrote:
> > On 6/1/07, Kevin Cosgrove <kevinc at doink.com> wrote:
> > > > but ardour seems to keep overwriting it with the
> > > > alsa/sequencer definition. If that's the case it's a bug.
> > >
> > > Have you confirmed that ardour 2 leaves that ardour.rc line
> > > alone for you?  I've tried quite a few times and it always
> > > replaces that line with device agnostic line.
> >
> > I'm not surprised if that bug is there.  A workaround
> > until we fix it, is to edit the system-wide rc file
> > that contains the line which might be installed in
> > /usr/local/etc/ardour/ardour.rc or somewhere else depending
> > on your prefix. 'locate ardour.rc' should tell you.  We might
> > have changed the name to include 'system' or not, I can't
> > remember.  Either way, edit it and remove/change the mcu
> > line.
> Yeah, that works.

Confirmed here too.  I changed the MIDI-port mcu line in both
/etc/ardour2/ ardour.rc and /etc/ardour2/ardour_system.rc I don't
know that both were needed, but the line existed in both files.

> Using the alsa/sequencer ports, I'm seeing the instability
> mentioned earlier. With alsa/raw ports it's OK. Which is not
> suprising because when I was busy with the code I didn't do any
> testing with alsa/sequencer ports :-|

Well, for what it's worth, the Mackie stuff works nicely with the
above system ardour rc change and with the BCF in Logic Control

> I'll take a look when I get a chance. Which may not be for a
> while. This is the first time I've even started ardour up for
> about 2 months.

Thanks John!  I sure am one happy camper now.


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