[Ardour-Users] ardour crashing with zoom tool

jk at jasonkahn.net jk at jasonkahn.net
Sun Jun 15 03:17:27 PDT 2008

hi sakari
thanks for your help. i will give this a try.
with best regards

Sakari Bergen wrote:
> Hello,
> before you do anything else, please take a copy of your session file 
> (the .ardour file) and the file called instant.xml in the session 
> directory. These can be used to help debug and possibly fix the problem.
> Once you have a copy of these available, you can try editing the 
> instant.xml file. It has an XML-element called Editor, with a "zoom" 
> property. Making the value bigger should zoom out, and might fix your 
> problem. Please report back whether or not this helped!
> -Sakari-
> jk at jasonkahn.net wrote:
>> hello
>> i've had a recurring problem with ardour:
>> sometimes, when using the zoom tool at the maximum magnification level 
>> ardour crashes. on top of this, the file that has crashed cannot be 
>> opened again. when i try to open the file again ardour crashes instantly.
>> has anyone else experienced this?
>> is there any way to save a corrupted file?
>> is there any way to correct / avoid this problem?
>> i am using:
>> ardour 2.4.1 (built from revision 3243)
>> ubuntu 8.04
>> kernel 2.6.24-18-rt
>> lenovo t61 laptop
>> rme multiface + pcmcia card
>> thanks in advance for any help!
>> jason
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