[linux-audio-user] The trouble with disks

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Sat Jan 3 16:08:01 EST 2004

Aha!  I knew I remembered something about Adaptec and the envy24
chipset.  Check this out:


Granted, this is the ST Audio card and a 2940 but the chipset is the
same on the audio card and the 29160 is just a faster version of the
29160 (note that there are problems with the on-board SCSI controllers
too).  After re-finding this (it's linked on my web site) I would
*definitely* recommend getting a cheap IDE drive for your audio data.


On Sat, 2004-01-03 at 14:29, Jesse Chappell wrote:
> John Anderson wrote on Sat, 03-Jan-2004:
>  > I've also turned acpi off (no harm in trying that again, I guess).
>  > 
>  > Still getting xruns, doesn't seem to be much different to before. Until
>  > the files are cached, then it's fine, as usual. On the positive side,
>  > did a bunch of recording today, and everything was good (after the usual
>  > preload-to-cache tricks). It's also heartening to know that folks are
>  > running similar spec boxes to mine and not getting xruns.
> I'm assuming (although i don't remember you mentioning it) that
> you have configured JACK's tmpdir to be on a tmpfs?  
> jlc

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