[Ardour-Users] Shaky Ardour... (true love?

Jason Jones poeticintensity at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 13:04:21 PST 2009

I'd have to disagree.  For the past year, ardour crashes on average, for me,
less than once per month, and I use it daily.


On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Christopher Stamper <
christopherstamper at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/12/16 Jörn Nettingsmeier <nettings at stackingdwarves.net>
> On 12/16/2009 08:52 PM, Henry W. Peters wrote:
>>> I finally figured out how to get sound from my Yamaha 01v mixer into
>>> Ardour... I had to give up on spdif, & use analog out from mixer ( :(
>>> )=not like I like & or want it, but oh well (for now).
>>> Any way, now that I have 2.84 built, when I do certain things
>>> (importing, saving... hard saying), Ardour crashes on me... (not freeze
>>> or hang up; crash, like disappears). Are there known issues like this in
>>> Debian Lenny? Suggestions as to tracking down the cause/s? Settings?
>>> Links to related discussion, etc...?
>> fwiw, i'm using current svn (2.8.4 and then some), and except for some
>> rare crashes due to massive abuse (like really wild zooming while 10+
>> channels are playing back or recording), ardour behaves really well, also in
>> mission-critical live situations (but there i'm very careful not to do
>> potentially dangerous stuff...)
> In my experience, ardour can be pretty flaky. Even when you are not zooming
> wildly.
> I was doing a pretty light recording (4 channel, presonus) for a little
> over 1 hr. Ardour must have crashed 4 times; one time it even dropped an
> entire region. I was basically just letting it record...
> So, kinda OT, but I just had to say it. Ardour is not really that stable.
> Try running it from terminal, so you can read the stdout and get the error
> message.
> --
> Christopher Stamper
> Email: christopherstamper at gmail.com
> Skype: cdstamper
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