[linux-audio-user] New member wants to build a reliable DAW

mark at ehle.homelinux.org mark at ehle.homelinux.org
Sun Dec 17 18:49:02 EST 2006

Hello, all -

I am a brand-new member to this list. I want to thank you all right off 
the bat for providing this list.

I am in the process of putting together a personal music production 
studio. I am a former professional musician who changed careers to 
computers a number of years back and I would like to get back into 
music and digital recording as a sideline/hobby.

I need some recommendations as to which components to use in a 
Linux-based DAW.

I have a Delta 1010 on the way, and would like recommendations on parts 
(motherboard / CPU / memory / drives / distro) that would make a 
machine that I would not have to wish later on that I had bought 
something else. My main use for the system would be recording my Brass 
Quintet and my piano/keyboard musings (the hobby part) and possibly 
live recoding work (the sideline part). Seems to me that there would be 
some money to be made by recording events and providing Cd's for sale 
immediately after, as well as MP3's online.

Forgive me if this information is in the archives somewhere. I looked, 
and could not find something that recommended all components of a 
complete system. If this info is already on the net somewhere, please 
point me the way.

Also - where I work, we are heavy into iSCSI storage area networks. Has 
anybody ever used one of these (like maybe, openfiler) for the storage 
of music data?

Thanks again so much,

Mark in Michigan

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