[Ardour-Users] Ardour systematically crashes on plugin

Roman Evstifeev someuniquename at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 19:05:55 PST 2015

On Sat, Dec 5, 2015 at 12:09 AM, jonetsu at teksavvy.com
<jonetsu at teksavvy.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Dec 2015 21:44:57 +0100
> Robin Gareus <robin at gareus.org> wrote:
>> Anyway, if you know which plugin causes the issue, best contact the
>> author or that plugin.
> I am not so sure that it would be as simple as that.
> First of all, just now I rebooted the machine and it works.  If the
> pattern is the same as earlier today, I will now do other stuff and in
> 3-4 hours will restart Ardour with the same session and it would crash.
> Each time by double clicking to make the plugin GUI appear.  Although
> it is possible to say that the plugin, the OvertoneDSP RVB500, mightbe
> doing something when brought up to front via some callback, it is
> neverthless simply calling up the plugin's GUI.  No audio is going
> through.  No parameter altered.
> Speaking of parameters, Ardour does not store this plugin parameters.  I
> have to manually set them after each session startup up, eg.selecting
> the right preset.
> Secondly, how should I mention using the RVB500 in Bitwig with no
> crashes at all ?  And, Bitwig loads up the plugin's parameters.  Does
> Bitwig really sandbox every plugin ?  If so, and if the RVB500 crashes,
> then there should at least be no reverb, with Bitwig probably notifying
> the user.  Haven't heard/seen that yet.
> Now I have yet to load the RVB500 in Renoise...
> The problem is not straightforward.
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Can you run ardour from console and post console output here, when error occurs?
Also can you download nigtly debug build from
http://nightly.ardour.org/ and get a backtrace with it?

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