[Ardour-Users] Mute buttons don't work (2.8.1/F11)
perodog at gmx.net
Sat Aug 8 03:26:16 PDT 2009
Mike Morris wrote:
> WOW!!! I had no idea that right-clicking the mute button gave those
> Right clicking shows that none of the four options was selected;
> checking "Main Outs" fixed the problem! Thanks Dragan!
> Although now I have a problem understanding what the other options do...
> How does muting Pre or Post Fader differ from muting the Main Outs....
> these seem like different points along the same data path to me?
yes, if you have a pre/post fader send to a bus, or a insert you can
manage if the sends/inserts also should be muted.
> And what does muting the "Control Out" do (midi related?)
ctrl out might have to do with muting the path to the monitor channel
which ardour can provide you...but i did not tried.
> Thanks again Dragan,
you are welcome,
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 5:48 PM, Dragan Noveski <perodog at gmx.net
> <mailto:perodog at gmx.net>> wrote:
> Mike Morris wrote:
> <newbieAlert type=disclaimer>
> New to Ardour & DAWs, but done my homework; read the v2
> Tutorial, the online manual, and many misc tutorials. Have
> Jack working properly (including w/ Ardour) and have become
> proficient with at least the basics of both.
> Running 2.8.1 on Fedora 11 (jack 0.116.1-5.fc11, qjackctl
> 0.3.4), and all is great, except that no channels are mutable.
> I'm wondering if there's a bug, after reading about changes in
> recent (2.7.x) versions about how mute and solo interact,
> etc??? But I didn't find anything in release notes, etc.
> SETUP: To reduce to simplest case, I've removed all but a
> single track, and connected it's outputs directly to System
> outputs. I've disconnected the Auditioner outputs and the
> Click track... only two connections remain, which are the two
> outputs from a single stereo track (imported WAV file) going
> straight to System:Playback_1 and System:Playback_2. I've
> killed the pulse-audio process just in case.
> SYMPTOM: Mute button has no effect on output, although it does
> glow a marvelous shade of yellow :-) Sound continues to play,
> but the output meters (post) do stop showing any activity.
> Fader continues to work normally.
> ADDITIONAL INFO:
> * If I add a master buss and route through it, neither the
> track nor the master mutes affect output.
> * However, adding a new (empty) track allows me to use the
> solo on
> that channel to mute the other channel. Setting "Show Solo
> Muting" on the Solo Options menu works as expected.
> THINGS I'VE TRIED:
> Virtually all combinations of options involving:
> Toggling qjackCtl options "Monitor" and "H/W Monitor"
> Toggling ardour options under Monitor & Solo
> Toggling "Auto Input" and just generally clicking around up
> there :-)
> Any advice greatly appreciated !
> PS: Very, very cool piece of software !!!
> what happens if you right click on the mute button?
> there are 4 options, and if the right one is not toggled, the mute
> button will not mute the track.
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