FW: Re: [PlanetCCRMA] Problems starting JACK

Michael T D Nelson m_nels@gmx.net
Mon Jul 11 08:39:01 2005

Mark Knecht wrote:

>The only things I can remember seeing that stopped Jack from starting were:
>1) The left over FIFO files
>2) Another running instance of Jack
>3) Alsa not actually running
>4) Some other application (or your window manager) grabbing the sound
>card so that Jack cannot own it.
>Possibly Gnome or KDE has started an audio server and that's getting
>in your way?
>Keep in mind that Jack must be the only device accessing your sound
>card. (Short some .rc magic to make some sort of shared virtual
>device) When Jack runs the only audio apps that can run are apps that
>support Jack.
Well, I'm actually pretty confident that I have eliminated all of these 
things. I'll make sure that I'm completely thorough if it happens again...