[PlanetCCRMA] qjackctl probs on FC3

Peter Howard pjh@coastal.net.au
Mon Mar 7 19:31:00 2005

> On Mon, 2005-03-07 at 18:06, Peter Howard wrote:
>> I've just upgraded from FC2 to FC3 (when I say "upgrade" I mean "clean
>> install of FC3 on reformatted partition and then install CCRMA on top)
>> and
>> am now having problems with qjackctl.
>> If I start jackd off the command line with
>> jackd --realtime -d alsa
>> it works.  However when starting up qjackctl I get the error:
>> "Could not open ALSA sequencer as a client.  MIDI patchbay will be not
>> available"
>> "ALSA lib seq_hw.c:446(snd_seq_hw_open) open /dev/snd/seq failed: No
>> such
>> file or directory"
> Either load the module by hand (/sbin/modprobe snd-seq) or enable the
> alsasound startup script (part of the alsa-driver package):
>   /sbin/chkconfig alsasound on
> On the next reboot the sequencer module should be automatically loaded.

The modprobe fixed the problem.  And i've enabled the alsasound script.
Thanks for the fast response.

My only question left is: Shouldn't alsasound have been enabled by
default?  Is this:

a) A bug
b) A bug specific to my setup
c) A feature