[PlanetCCRMA] jack - howto?

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sun Apr 6 18:22:01 2003

> I'm new to audio on linux, just started installing bits and pieces of 
> planetCCRMA... first thing I'm trying to get working is jack-rack, but I 
> can't get it to actually output any sound. Alsa is set up and working (I can 
> play and record with aplay and arecord) but I'm not sure what I need to have 
> in my .asoundrc... I have a soundblaster live. Following the directions on 
> the alsa site, I put the following in my asoundrc:
>         pcm.emu10k1 {
> 	type hw
> 	card 0
> 	}
> 	ctl.emu10k1 {
> 	type hw           
> 	card 0
>         }
> Now I can start up jackd with 'jackd -d alsa -d emu10k1' and jack-rack will 
> launch and load a bunch of effects, but no sound ever comes out. 

I don't remember if jack-rack connects is inputs and outputs
automatically to the jack server, maybe it does not. Fire up
"qjackconnect" and see if it is connected, if not, connect it. 

-- Fernando