[PlanetCCRMA] 2.6 kernel; jack, ecasound

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sat Aug 28 13:31:37 2004

On Fri, 2004-08-27 at 20:15, Matt Barber wrote:
> ->If I ever start jack as root, I can not subsequently restart qjackctl
> > as a user.  I get no error messages except "Could not connect to JACK
> > server as client."  Jackstart and jackd, when started from a shell,
> just
> > hang until I kill them.  Is this common?  Any idea what's causing it,
> or
> > is it perhaps even deliberate?
> Nope, it is a bug. Qjackctl is terminating jack rather abruptly and it
> does not have a chance to remove the pipes and stuff that it creates in
> /var/lib/jack/tmp. Those left over files are owned by the previous owner
> and can't be removed by the new one. 
> There is a workaround for this problem (thanks to Kjetil) and I have it
> working here in a newer version of jack but I have not released it yet.
> <-
> In the meantime is it safe to put "rm /var/lib/jack/tmp/*" in the
> shutdown script in qjackctl?

Should not be a problem. 
-- Fernando