[Ardour-Users] IN-active tracks cause disk overruns?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri Feb 8 06:17:53 PST 2008

On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 21:55 -0800, Kevin Cosgrove wrote:
> I played ~20 tracks of a song getting ready to record 8
> simultaneous tracks of drums.  Since I only needed 4 tracks to do
> the drum recording I figured I'd make it easy on my system and
> deactivate the 16 unrequired tracks.  After I did that I couldn't
> play even two beats of the song without getting a warning from
> Ardour saying that my disk couldn't keep up.  When I reactivated
> those tracks, then once again the disk kept up with Ardour.
> This seems really backwards to me.  What am I not understanding?
> FWIW, back with Ardour 0.99.3 deactivating tracks helped the disk
> overrun problem.  Now I'm using Ardour 2.2.

this as fixed in 2.3, which was released yesterday. email announcement
coming to this list very soon.


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