[PlanetCCRMA] Problems starting Jack with RME

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Mar 4 16:42:01 2004

> I wonder if anybody here might care to lend me a hand in getting my RME Digi96PAD card running
> under Jack. My card appears to be correctly installed and recognized, which is to say I can get
> sound out with the test instruction mentioned on the PlanetCCRMA page (aplay -device="plughw"
> soundfile.wav). However, there is something bizarre: 
> - No digital inputs or outputs are present in either the console alsamixer application or the
> graphic gamix
> As comes to Jack, it seems to be unable to connect to  the card at all through alsa. Below I
> reproduce the messages I get and the command line I use (taken from the Jack site as recommended
> for RME cards).
> I'd really appreciate any help you can give me, as I'm at the end of my knowledge here...
> ______________________________
> command: jackd -v -d alsa -d hw:0 -p 64

I think the Digi96PAD can only to 2 periods of 8192 frames each... the
-p 64 is a bit optimistic although possible, but with the Hammerfall
line of cards. 

Try incrementing -p until it works...

-- Fernando