[linux-audio-user] Ardour sound output problems

tim hall tech at glastonburymusic.org.uk
Thu Apr 20 09:46:02 EDT 2006


On Thursday 20 April 2006 14:19, Joe Hartley was like:
> On Thu, 20 Apr 2006 13:43:23 +0100
>
> tim hall <tech at glastonburymusic.org.uk> wrote:
> > > Which plugins are you using in the session?
> >
> > I use TAP plugins and SC4 a lot. :|
>
> A datapoint here - I've been running into a lot of plugin/denormal issues
> on some sessions I've been working on.  I'll run a playback, and when I
> hit stop, the system load would end up at 90-95%, and dropped to about 15%
> when I hit play again.
>
> I traced it to some EQ plugins, one from the swh collection that's part
> of the Planet CCRMA distribution and another (3 band parametric) from the
> TAP collection.  When I substituted a different (and less flexible) EQs,
> the problem went away.

OK, that does seem to explain some of my issues. It does not explain my 3 
minute recording window, as that happens even with no plug-ins. However, the 
fact that I am running on only 320M RAM may have something to do with that.

I see that the ardour site has a lot more information on it than the last time 
I looked, so there is plenty of material and potential clues to come.

Thanks for all the pointers so far. It has really eased my sense of 
frustration. :)
-- 
cheers,

tim hall
http://glastonburymusic.org.uk/tim


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