Re: [LAU] External USB 2 HD for real-time recording

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Date: Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 6:15 pm

On Sat, March 9, 2013 9:49 am, Peder Hedlund wrote:

been there...

>>> An obvious workaround would be having a cron job doing a 'touch

I would guess it would depend on how busy the system was. I don't think it
would be high priority on a system running real time audio tasks. I don't
know enough about background disk writing to really say though.

> You could issue a 'sync' but I'm not sure a forced sync during, say, a

Ya that was my thought too.

Run in a script with sleep, not from cron which might be turned off for
recording :) apt-get update running in the BG is enough to give me xruns
sometimes (I am not sure it is apt-get itself, but there is system disk
and network activity too)

Len Ovens

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Re: [LAU] External USB 2 HD for real-time recording, Len Ovens, (Sat Mar 9, 6:15 pm)
Re: [LAU] External USB 2 HD for real-time recording, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Mar 9, 6:33 pm)