[Ardour-Users] gak

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed Nov 14 18:31:00 PST 2007

On Tue, 2007-11-13 at 09:55 +0200, DA. Forsyth wrote:
> On 12 Nov 2007 at 18:47, Martin Lynch murmured decisively:
> > disks' fault (which have no problems simultaneously capturing and 
> > playing HD TV signals, for example, in full 1080 glory...). And before 
> > the obvious question arises, it's NOT a case of the drives not being DMA 
> > enabled - they're 2 X 320 GB Seagate SATA 2 @ 7200RPM: cached reads = 
> > 761.46 MB/sec; buffered disk reads = 148.93 MB/sec with Ardour running 
> that is a hell of a lot faster than mine.  initial test was 3gb/s, and by 
> enabling 32bit mode I doubles it to just over 6GB/s.   seems Fedora is 
> considering my SATA drives as IDE drives due to my BIOS settings.
> I'll fix it next week, or later when I upgrade from FC5

Don't worry about that. Old versions use a different set of drivers and
thus the renaming, but the overall performance (I think) should be the

-- Fernando

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