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Paul DeShaw wrote:
> Do a "df -Th" from the command line. This will show you what is
> mounted where, and with what filesystem. What do you see?
> Oddly, enough, when I tried to get help at my local LUG meeting
> yesterday, the drive opened fine with the laptop, and when I tried it
> at home, I could open Ardour sessions recorded in MacOSX, not without
> problems (more on that later). As for the "df-Th" command,
> pad@Studio909:~$ df-Th bash: df-Th: command not found
> Maybe there's a package I need to install?
There is a space in there. A copy and paste would have worked as well.
df <space> -TH
> Do Macs support ext2 or 3? This is a better choice IMO.
> AFAIK they don't.
That is a shame. Even Windows has an ext2/3 driver.
> I exchange files with a Mac user regularly. Usually I get a bunch of
> PCM Wav files or FLAC files on a DVD that I then import. Sometimes
> he just copies them to my laptop via Samba. I have personally had
> poor experiences with HFS, so I avoid it. Interoperability over the
> network is usually fine though either via Samba or an SFTP client
> (ssh file transfer, not FTPS which is FTP + SSL/TLS).
> I was hoping to have full access to the Ardour sessions on either
> Now, suddenly, without changing anything, I can open an Ardour
> session that was recorded in Mac OSX, along with anything else on the
> drive. I can play back the tracks, and record a new track. However,
> when I try to record something on a track created on the Mac, I get
> these errors from Ardour:
> [ERROR]: AudioEngine: cannot connect coreaudio:Built-in Input
> (coreaudio:Built-in Input
ut1) to ardour:master/in 1
> (ardour:master/in 1) [ERROR]: AudioSource: cannot open peakpath (c)
> "/media/PPA1.2/Ardour sessions/blabla/peaks/AbacuaClp-2%A.peak"
> (Permission denied)
Here is a clue as to what is going on. Above and below it is saying
that it is getting a permission denied on the filesystem.
> [ERROR]: AbacuaClp-2.wav: could not write peak file data (Bad file
A "sudo -R <yourusername> /path/to/mounted/drive
- From looking at your output, the mount point is:
> Looks like AudioEngine doesn't know to look for ALSA, though I'm
> hearing and recording tracks. Also looks like I don't have recursive
> permissions for the whole directory. I don't know what the bad file
> descriptor is about.
Nope, it is a file permission problem.
> Maybe I should give up on OSX for now, since I have installed Ubuntu
> Studio on both machines. Still, it would be nice to work on sessions
> with a Mac user, there are lots of them. I kinda thought it would
> be possible, since the OS's are both Unix or Unix-like systems.
It is possible, you just need to do a little work to make it happen.
I have a really low opinion of Macs, but this is not the time and place
for those views.
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