[Ardour-Users] Missing Squiggles

DA. Forsyth steampipe at iwr.ru.ac.za
Mon Nov 26 23:06:28 PST 2007

On 26 Nov 2007 at 11:17, Ken Restivo murmured decisively:

> On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 09:23:53AM -0800, Kevin Cosgrove wrote:
> > 
> > On 26 November 2007 at 0:01, Ken Restivo <ken at restivo.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > The problem is that Ardour refuses to show the "squiggles"
> > > for several tracks. It plays them just fine, but it
> > > makes them look like they're empty, but they're not:
> > > http://www.restivo.org/misc/squiggles.png
> > 
> > What does ardour display when the record level is way too low?
> > Do you need to increase your level?  Does changing the vertical size 
> > of the track alter the behavior?  Does increasing the amplitude of 
> > the track after it's recorded, say by normalizing it, alter the 
> > behavior?
> > 
> Nope. These are normalized, full-volume tracks. And they play that
> way. And they show up on the meters fully in the yellow. Just no
> squiggles (which I'm told are properly called "waveforms"). 
> What's up? Is there a bug open on this? Shall I open one?

I had this a coupla weeks ago when trying to use software raid for 
recording.  it has miscreated the 'peak' files.  just close Ardour, delete 
the peak files for that project, then open ardour again.  it will grind 
for a bit as it recreates the peak files and the display will be updated.

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