[Ardour-Users] oops - live recording in .wav format beyond the 2gb limit...

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Jun 30 08:22:30 PDT 2010

2010/6/30 Jörn Nettingsmeier <nettings at stackingdwarves.net>:
> ok, this is really stupid... in the turmoil of a live production, i
> forgot to set the file format to w64 before we took off. so i have 48
> tracks of lovely music on my disk, each well over 7gb in size, and of
> course ardour will do unspeakable things when i try to seek beyond 2gb.
> now this is a huuuuge load of data, and while i could buy another disk
> and sndfile-convert everything over, i wonder if there's a safe way to
> correct this mistake in-place, i.e. by just rewriting the headers and
> scanning each file just once to fill in the peak chunk correctly.

LAD or LAU had a post about this within the last 6 weeks. several
suggestions, and a new tool from erik de castro lopez surfaced to deal
with it.
search and you'll find it.

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