[Ardour-Users] Sounds groak after a while

Marco Bertorello marco at bertorello.ns0.it
Wed May 4 04:52:44 PDT 2011

2011/4/15 Marco Bertorello <marco at bertorello.ns0.it>:
> Dear Ardour Users,
> I known, this is probably a jackd issue, but I cannot find any kind of
> information about this on the net.
> I'm using Ardour on Ubuntu, with Jack2 and an USB Maya 44 SE sound card.
> All works fine and I'm happy for quality and latency, but after a
> while that the whole system is running (playing or recording) the
> audio quality become degraded, with many groaks and I must stop&start
> Jack daemon to return to a normal situation.
> If I ignore the groaks and continue to record, there are no problem of
> quality in the recorded track (of course, I must restart Jackd in
> order to listen the track without the groaks), but is very difficult
> record listening a bad track.
> I know that there are a similar problem with ubuntu and integrated
> audio cards, because it try to send in sleep che driver, but this is
> not the case (I think).
> The audio card is an external USB one and I've not any power_save
> parameters in my modules load configuration.
> Do you have any idea about this problem or where I can check?
> Thanks a lot in advantage and sorry for my orrible english :)

Dear All, nobody has this kind of problems or can point me in the
right way to find a solution?

thanks a lot and best regards,

Marco Bertorello
System Administrator


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