[PlanetCCRMA] i686 arch alsa rpms with AMD Duron

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Apr 23 10:54:01 2007

On Mon, 2007-04-23 at 09:59 +0100, G Quested wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently reinstalled/upgraded to FC6 with planetccrma
> I now can't run jackd anymore. Everytime i run it regardless of the
> options i choose it reports "illegal instruction". This appears after
> a couple of lines of alsa output (sorry i'm at work at the moment so
> i can't post the whole jackd output).

If would be helpful to know which version of jack you are trying to run
("rpm -q -i jack-audio-connection-kit"). Supposedly it should
dynamically pick the correct instructions for the processor you are
running on. 

-- Fernando

> I've looked around and it appears that it may be a problem that i'm 
> using an AMD Duron (dave phillips had a similar problem here:
>   http://www.linuxjournal.com/node/1000096).
> Does this mean i need to find an alternative to planetccrma now that stuff
> is being compiled for i686? or should i just build the offending packages 
> from source and hope it doesn't come up too often?
> Any suggestions for alternative distros if that's the most sensible route?
> (from dave's article it looks like i'll have teh same problem with several
> other music/multimedia distros.