[Ardour-Users] trouble with retaining microphone connectivity over multiple sessions in Ardou
podeas at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 16:33:52 PDT 2015
Thanks for reiterating. I'll take another look.
I'm trying to use a single external presonus VSL card and have deactivated
the on board internal card.
On Jun 23, 2015 7:12 PM, "Paul Davis" <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
> You have looked in all the wrong places. Did you not read the JACK FAQ?
> You don't need to know anything about ordering, or obscure ALSA
> configuration files.
> Please re-read the JACK FAQ entry I pointed out at, try its advice. If
> that doesn't work, tell us why.
> But it also sounds as if you are attempting to use more than one audio
> interface. If so, please read the other JACK FAQ entry on this also.
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 5:56 PM, Cameron Metcalf <podeas at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Despite some enlightening advice from a bunch of you, I'm still unable to
>> resolve this so am sending out an inquiry one last time..
>> I disabled the internal soundcard in the bios and stuck with the qjack
>> interface to ensure that the external soundcard was being declared by
>> "name" not number. I've tried various settings in qjack, diligently
>> re-starting each time (sometimes rebooting) without success.
>> I've also looked at the
>> /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf file.
>> I found that the external soundcard via USB was relegated to -2 (in
>> order, I think, to prevent it from ever loading first). I changed this to
>> 0, and then 1. THis didn't work.
>> For my specific installation, I did not see a line "# ALSA module
>> ordering". From the documentation I could not tell where/if I should really
>> add this in.
>> Lastly I was looking at:
>> -%E2%80%93-beginners-guide-getting-started-jack and have followed those
>> directions to the letter, but the microphone will not work.
>> So I'm stuck with the same problem, I know if I were to re-install Ubuntu
>> Studio, the microphone would work that very first time (even with the
>> internal soundcard enabled), but it would not find or allow it to record
>> on subsequent sessions.
>> Lastly, I've run: $ aplay -l
>> command at the prompt. It sees my external card (just as jack does), but
>> not the internal soundcard indicating to me, that the PreSonux 22VSL audio
>> box is recognized by linux / jack, while the onboard sound card is proberly
>> Any suggestions are appreciated. I'm giving myself a few more days before
>> eliminating this distro and perhaps the hardware and linux altogether for
>> music recording in this case.
>> A sincere thanks to those of you who have already taken the time to
>> respond last week.
>> On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 8:30 AM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>
>>> On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 10:08 PM, Cameron Metcalf <podeas at gmail.com>
>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>> I'm having trouble getting Ardour to receive audio signal from my mic.
>>>> The microphone is going through a presonus AudioBox 22VSL.
>>>> I've set up a fresh instance of Ubuntu Studio 14.04 on a 5 year-old
>>>> Dell optiplex work station.
>>>> Following the initial installation, I am able to start up Jack, then
>>>> check the settings and ensure that the Presonus AudioBox is selected for
>>>> both inputs and outputs.
>>>> I open Ardour3 and start a new session: I add a stereo track. Right
>>>> away, I can see that the meters are responding. I can record a short sound
>>>> and play it back clearly.
>>>> I close Ardour, I close Jack. I shut down the machine.
>>>> I reboot and open Jack (start it) then open Ardour but it will NOT
>>>> acknowledge the microphone and I cannot resume working on the file. I've
>>>> tried installing ardour on different distros, different versions of ardour
>>>> but I am unable to resolve this. I've checked forums looking at how to
>>>> connect the microphone on linux and know that I am successful as I outlined
>>>> above. However I'm unable to retain a usable connection after the system
>>>> has been shutdown.
>>>> I thought maybe it had something to do with updates, so I started
>>>> declining those, but the problem still persists.
>>>> Please let me know if there is something obvious I can do to resolve
>>>> this. I have done my fair share of research to see if I could resolve this
>>>> problem on my own but have had no luck.
>>>> Any suggestions on this topic would be appreaciated.
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