[Ardour-Users] non-active track still read from disk?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sun Jan 6 19:34:40 PST 2008

On Sun, 2008-01-06 at 20:20 -0400, francis keyes wrote:
> Hi All,
> Is there a version of Ardour 2 available in which audio tracks, when
> deactivated, will not be read from the disk on playback?
> Right now I am using ardour2-2.1-1.fc7.ccrma
> I have a huge session with lots of tracks but I don't need to hear all
> the tracks at once.  I am having a hard time playing the session
> because "The disk on my system can't keep up with Ardour." 
> I can solve this problem by deactivating (right-click on the track and
> un-check Active) AND muting the audio regions in the tracks I'm not
> using.  Having to mute all the regions in a deactivated track seems
> redundant and is a pain in the neck.  Is this the way Ardour is
> supposed to work?  Is it "fixed" in a newer version? 

its not fixed, but its a very good observation. i think i can fix this
very easily tomorrow, before i release 2.2. stay tuned.

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