[Ardour-Users] disk not able to keep up with ardour...

Jesse Chappell jesse at essej.net
Wed Oct 24 10:46:23 PDT 2007

On 10/24/07, sara lidgey <slidgey at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm working a a fairly large multitrack production in Ardour and its gotten
> to the point where I am getting the "The disk on your computer was not able
> to keep up with Ardour..." message about every 30 seconds while playing back
> and while recording.
> I'm going to post as much detail as possible below and I would appreciate
> any advice on solving this problem.  Thanks!

> SESSION---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Session length: 3 minutes
> Number of tracks: 64
> NOTE: the problem gets worse as I add more tracks, only 10 tracks are ever
> being played at once

What do you mean by "10 tracks ever played at once"?  Is there only
audio regions on 10 of the tracks?  Are the tracks mono or stereo?

> DRIVE---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Western Digital SATA2 500G 7200 rpm

What filesystem, and how much space is left on the partition?  Just
post the output from mount and df (and note where the session is).


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