[PlanetCCRMA] Re: [PD] Re: [linux-audio-user] rme hamerfall setup - pd hangs then quits

rob canning rscanning@eircom.net
Sat Feb 7 06:40:03 2004

thats it! i'm up and running!

i also had to start jack with jackstart -R -d alsa -d hw:0 -r 44100 -p 1024 &
jackd didn't seem to work

and start pd from root with -jack -rt
thank you all so much for your help.

> > > i ran alsaconf again and now and everything seems a lot healthier
> > > the hdsploader works (the red Host light is now off) as does hdspconf and hdspmixer
> this is a good sign.  but, on my machine with alsa 9.8 I have to load the
> firmaware with 'hdsploader' and reboot once more to get sound output.
> loading the firmware seems to set the card up for playing, but won't
> actually make any sounds until you reboot the machine.
> afaik, this should be fixed in future versions.
> and, you only need to do the 'hdsploader' and  reboot trick when you
> unplug the power to the external hdsp device.  the firmware should remain
> loaded until you unplug the hdsp external device.
> > > so everything looks fine but when i start pd it hangs for about 20 seconds and 
> > > then outputs the following errors, then quits.
> > 
> > Try "pd -jack" to start it with audio directed to the Jack server. It is
> > using the default which is ALSA, and ALSA is not available because it is
> > being used by Jack :-)
> I don't think pd >= 37 works with alsa.  best is to start jackd and then
> do 'pd -jack' as you say.
> -gust.