[Ardour-Users] doctor, it hurts when i do that...

Carl Hetherington lists at carlh.net
Tue Oct 25 11:59:56 PDT 2011

On Tue, 25 Oct 2011, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:

> hi *!
> from the pathological usecases dept:
> i just created a shiny a3 session with 92 tracks, each has one region of 
> roughly 15 minutes length.
> the master bus is 16ch (3rd order ambisonic), which makes for 16 outputs 
> in each track, for a total of 1764 jack ports.
> when i try to load the session, ardour3 creates all the jack ports 
> amazingly fast, but the connections don't show up, and the a3 process 
> has been stuck at 100% cpu since i started it some 15 minutes ago.
> i'm going to give it another hour or so, since that's roughly how long 
> the initial import and track creation took...

How big is this session (in Gb), roughly?  It might be interesting to 
profile Ardour when loading it, to see if it is doing anything silly.



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