[linux-audio-user] Synchronization

James Stone stone1 at btinternet.com
Wed Jun 2 19:26:35 EDT 2004


On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 05:55:35PM +0100, Chris Cannam wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 Jun 2004 5:30 pm, Them wrote:
> > Any online documentation to look at?  I couldn't find any... if
> > there is also some kind of auto-sync so when the MIDI playback
> > starts in Rosegarden, Ardour will automatically start recording the
> > incoming audio would be useful also.
> 
> Sounds like you need JACK transport support.  Look for a menu for 
> "JACK transport mode" in Rosegarden's sequencer configuration page, 
> and set that to "Sync"; and in Ardour's Sync options page set the 
> "Sync Source" to "JACK".  Then it should just do what you want.
> 
> One caveat: last time I tried this, I set things up as above, armed 
> record in Ardour, hit Play in Rosegarden, and although Ardour did 
> start up, it just played; it didn't record at all.  I only managed to 
> get Ardour to record by also starting the transport from within 
> Ardour.  That was not an especially new version of Ardour -- I should 
> check what current versions do -- or maybe someone with a better 
> acquaintance with Ardour can fill this bit in quicker than I can.
> 
> 
> Chris

The versions of ardour and rosegarden in Debian will not properly sync
in either direction.. I have had to hand compile the latest rosegarden
(0.9.8) to get it to follow jack sync from ardour.

James.


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