[linux-audio-dev] maximum ports -problem

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Jul 13 09:20:44 EDT 2005


On Wed, Jul 13, 2005 at 09:09:28 -0400, Brett McCoy wrote:
> Steve Harris wrote:
> 
> >back of the envelope maths:
> >
> >soundcard ports are always assigned,
> >even if theres nothing connected:                   22
> >hydrogen, 32*2:                                     64
> >ardour uses something like 4 per mono track,
> >plus 2 more?                                        34
> >
> >so thats getting to 120ish, so you could easily have run out.
> 
> Even if I am not using them all?  I calculate I had maybe 12 - 15 
> actually allocated ( will try to verify this tonight when I am back in 
> the studio )

They still take resources, even if theres nothing connected to them. As
Paul said, run jack_lsp to see how many there are.

- Steve


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