Streaming error

Discussion in 'Mixing & Song Critique' started by tull, Jan 31, 2001.

  1. tull

    tull Guest

    Freeform is so cool, but when using freeform, should I be able to mute and unmute tracks while playing back? I'm getting streaming errors when I Unmute during playback.

  2. Dedric

    Dedric Guest

    If you aren't getting streaming errors during normal playback, and only when unmuting freeform tracks *during* playback, then I would say this could be expected - the reason is that freeform basically treats all of the tracks as one track, with multiple layers. To do this Paris would need to read all of the freeform tracks as one stream. When you unmute, it would have to read the lower layered, unmuted track and, decide which track in the heirarchy to play on the fly (i.e. which is "peeled" away, revealing lower layers to playback). Again, this is a little bit of a guess. I'll keep this in mind to try next time I use freeform.

  3. tull

    tull Guest

    Thanks for the reply Dedric. I noticed that my 2 drives don't have any dma settings. I'm looking to see if there are some drivers available that might give me dma. The drive specs say they support dma.

    ST310230A and ST317242A

    Thanks again.

    So slip the chain and I'm off again, you'll find me everywhere, I'm a rover........Jethro Tull

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