Re: [linux-audio-user] Linux for live performance

From: Lee A. Azzarello <lee@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Tue Mar 28 2006 - 08:53:09 EEST

----- Josh Lawrence <hardbop200@email-addr-hidden> wrote:
> On 3/26/06, Lee Revell <> wrote:
> > IOW you'll just have to try it. The ideal live Linux box if cost is
> no
> > object IMHO is a portable 1U or 2U case.
> I've been looking into this pretty hard myself. I just bought a
> Roland A-33 MIDI controller so I could run Native Instrument's B4
> organ software on my Ubuntu box. Whether or not Ubuntu is the
> perfect
> audio distro is a matter of opinion, but the hardware end of things
> isn't. I agree with Lee, having a 2 or 3U box is the perfect
> solution. I just don't see laptops being able to compare with
> desktop
> hardware here.
> The trouble is finding a short enough rackmount case to fit in what I
> would consider to be a "standard" audio rack (18" or less). I found
> some here: I have no experience with these
> people,
> but so far they are the only ones I've found. Surely there are more
> out there???

I have some of these in a data center rack. Generic AMD system.

1U boxes are loud, which might not make a difference for live performance but surely does for recording.

Received on Tue Mar 28 12:15:01 2006

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