Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"...

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Date: Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 1:58 am

Hi Kim, Hi Renato,

On 03/04/2011 08:09 PM, Renato wrote:

I once had a client who even postponed his smoking break because he was
fascinated to watch me create an EDL on the command-line (actually
perl), after a pro-tools engineer announced that he needs a few days to
re-align A/V footage or have the rushes re-synced by the film-lab.

Enough anecdotes, I agree with you in general. RT-audio, DAW, etc
/should/ work OOTB: Explaining to a newcomer how to get a simple
pro-audio setup on GNU/Linux is embarrassing.

OTOH Linux is really powerful for more complex setups where you _do_
want to know how the studio works and have the freedom to change and
tweak things: whether it is a technician who flanges the tape using a
screwdriver, some dude patching countless XLR cables or if it's a geek
using a Terminal: same difference. no need to run out of the studio, but
YMMV.

> I'm missing something here - other than adding 2 lines

yes, that's basically it. you might want to install a PREEMPT_RT kernel
and configure rtirq (if you need reliable low-latency) and look for a
workable solution for CPU and bus freq-scaling (most PPL just disable
it). But all in all it's a one-time setup.

Then there's quite a lot of details for the last 5% but those can't be
generalized and usually is not worth following up upon.

best,
robin
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Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Kim Cascone, (Fri Mar 4, 4:17 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Andrew C, (Fri Mar 4, 5:25 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Thomas Vecchione, (Fri Mar 4, 5:36 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Renato, (Fri Mar 4, 6:02 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Thomas Vecchione, (Fri Mar 4, 6:24 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Renato, (Fri Mar 4, 7:00 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Thomas Vecchione, (Fri Mar 4, 7:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., david, (Sat Mar 5, 6:06 am)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Thomas Vecchione, (Sat Mar 5, 2:02 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Alexandre Prokoudine, (Sat Mar 5, 5:28 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Joe Hartley, (Sat Mar 5, 6:54 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Alexandre Prokoudine, (Sat Mar 5, 7:02 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Thomas Vecchione, (Sat Mar 5, 6:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Thomas Vecchione, (Sat Mar 5, 5:32 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Thomas Vecchione, (Sat Mar 5, 5:33 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Alexandre Prokoudine, (Sat Mar 5, 6:50 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Thomas Vecchione, (Sat Mar 5, 6:54 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Alexandre Prokoudine, (Sat Mar 5, 7:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Alexandre Prokoudine, (Sat Mar 5, 6:53 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Thomas Vecchione, (Sat Mar 5, 6:55 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Alexandre Prokoudine, (Sat Mar 5, 7:22 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., rosea.grammostola, (Sat Mar 5, 3:01 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Robin Gareus, (Sat Mar 5, 2:00 am)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Kim Cascone, (Fri Mar 4, 7:17 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Kim Cascone, (Fri Mar 4, 6:10 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Renato, (Fri Mar 4, 6:23 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Thomas Vecchione, (Fri Mar 4, 6:31 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Renato, (Fri Mar 4, 7:17 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Thomas Vecchione, (Fri Mar 4, 7:28 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Kim Cascone, (Fri Mar 4, 6:53 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Renato, (Fri Mar 4, 7:06 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Robin Gareus, (Sat Mar 5, 1:58 am)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Robin Gareus, (Sat Mar 5, 2:14 am)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Kim Cascone, (Fri Mar 4, 8:05 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., david, (Sat Mar 5, 6:13 am)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., david, (Fri Mar 4, 7:21 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Kim Cascone, (Fri Mar 4, 6:49 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Alexandre Prokoudine, (Fri Mar 4, 9:47 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., Kim Cascone, (Fri Mar 4, 6:30 pm)
Re: [LAU] Laid to rest is Pro Tools LE"..., S C Rigler, (Fri Mar 4, 4:46 pm)