Re: [linux-audio-user] Saving LADSPA FX chains in Ardour

From: Lee Revell <>
Date: Mon Mar 27 2006 - 23:47:23 EEST

On Mon, 2006-03-27 at 09:17 +0100, David Haggett wrote:
> On Sunday 26 March 2006 21:44, Brian Dunn wrote:
> > David Haggett wrote:
> > >Is it possible to export an entire effects chain for re-use in another
> > > ardour session?
> >
> > I'm not sure about doing this in ardour, but i've done it with jack rack.
> > jack-rack will save your while fx chain and all the perameters in a file.
> > you could then use the qjackctl connection bay to route your instrument
> > into jack rack and then jack rack into ardour, for recording.
> Thanks for the answer, Brian. Unfortunately, having tried this I found
> Jack-Rack to be a bit resource hungry and I got a few XRUNs even before I
> started recording. I tried both using jack-rack as the track input and as an
> insert, and the result was about the same.

It should be impossible for Jack-Rack to cause xruns - this would be the
fault of the plugins you have loaded. Did you load any that are
described as non-RT safe? What kernel are you using?

> And, of course there is the fact that some of the sounds I've made have
> plugins both before and after the fader, which would mean 2 copies of
> jackrack.
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