[ubuntu-studio-devel] jack_control

Hartmut Noack zettberlin at linuxuse.de
Tue Jun 2 20:49:22 UTC 2015

Am 02.06.2015 um 02:46 schrieb Len Ovens:
> On Mon, 1 Jun 2015, Hartmut Noack wrote:
>> Ubuntu Studio is still used by some musicians but to be honest: with
>> specs as you described them and consequently more than 20 ms latency
>> you cannot record multitrack and you cannot play virtual instruments.
> Less than 1ms when I want it with PA off. and jack set to 16/2 on Ubuntu 
> Studio with no xruns. Very usable.

That sounds indeed very different, so I wonder, what that original post
regarding 1024 or 512 frames is all about?

> I meantioned using 20ms latency was usable with external monitoring, not 
> that it was the best that could be done with UbuntuStudio. Yes you can 
> multitrack very well with high latency with external monitoring, however 
> there is really no need to do that as UbuntuStudio will do well at lower 
> latencies even with 12 or more tracks with jack at 32/2 (which is where it 
> happens to be just now with 17 tracks). I have found that 128/2 is on the 
> edge of useful with for virtual instruments or live effects, but I can run 
> 16/2 with guitarix and no drop outs for that.
> You come across as a troll (without any real and useful info).

Try to write your messages somewhat more in a way, that cannot be
misunderstood so easily, thank you.

> --
> Len Ovens
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