[PlanetCCRMA] jack not running

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Tue Oct 22 17:31:00 2002

> jackstart -R -d alsa -r 44100 -d Audigy
> I then run jack_lsp and it shows me the default ports recognized by jack. I
> then go away for a period of time. Later I come back and run jack_lsp again.
> (I guess you could call that a new app n this case.) jack_lsp tells me that
> jack server is not running. It is still running according to ps -aux.
> I am wondering where the jackstart nomenclature comes from. I did not see
> that in the jack files themselves, but could have missed it. It seems that
> the 'normal' (read non-Planet) way to start jack would be jackd -R .....

"jackstart" is a small suid program that starts jackd with realtime 
priority even when you run it as a non-root user (jackstart plus a 
capabilities enabled kernel is what makes this trick possible).

When you see jackstart in the process list substitute jackd. 
-- Fernando