[PlanetCCRMA] Configuring 2.6.11-0.3.rdt.rhfc2.ccrma for 0 xruns...

Aaron Trumm aaron@nquit.com
Wed Apr 13 14:25:02 2005

>    One thing I did notice was that when doing copies from one drive to
> another the machine was bumping up against 100% CPU. It typically was
> running at 70% CPU with spikes going higher. Possibly this is normal
> CPU usage as I'm sure Linux wants to copy the files as fast as it can.
> This may not be an issue during recording as Ardour will limit how
> much disk usage it requires. None the less I don't want xruns.

Do some real world type tests - get 16 or 24 or 32 tracks of audio playing
back for three minutes, recording back in to 2 channels of ardour - let's
see what happens there ...