[PlanetCCRMA] New install report

Joseph Dell'Orfano fullgo at dellorfano.net
Sun May 4 11:23:32 PDT 2008

By the way, here is verbose output from qjackctl

Jack: JackRequest::Notification
Jack: JackEngine::NotifyClients: no callback for event = 4
Jack: JackEngine::NotifyClients: no callback for event = 4
Jack: JackEngine::NotifyClients: no callback for event = 4
13:14:24.858 Could not connect to JACK server as client. - Overall
operation failed. - Unable to connect to server. Please check the
messages window for more info.
13:14:27.628 JACK is stopping...

-Joe D

On Sun, 2008-05-04 at 04:02, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-05-03 at 09:35 -0400, Joseph Dell'Orfano wrote:
> > Hi everybody,
> > 
> > I have been quietly on this list for years, happily running a planet
> > CCRMA box on FC2 with the older version of Ardour, an AMD CPU and a
> > delta 1010LT. It has been working flawlessly for years which is why I
> > decided to build a new workstation! After scouring this list and LAU,
> > I built a machine with an Intel 6600 quad core processor on a Gigabyte
> > GA-P35-DS4 P35 775 motherboard. (I kept it quiet by using a Scythe
> > Ninja copper heatsink which lets me run without a CPU fan. My
> > videocard is also fanless. I am using a modified Antec case from
> > endpcnoise.com. This makes it nearly silent.) I upgraded soundcard
> > with an RME multiface II and the hammerfall PCIe card. 
> That is a really nice machine!
> > So, I loaded FC8 (64 bit) and then went to town with the planet stuff.
> > The RT kernel boots, but crashes soon after requiring full reboot. I
> > read through a few threads and it appears that there are issues with
> > the current realtime kernel, but a new kernel package is on its way.
> > So now I am booting into the up to date stock kernel for now. 
> > 
> > The current alsa package doesn't seem to work with my rme card. Again,
> > there are postings about the 1.0.15 version not working with rme and
> > the newest version of alsa (1.0.16) appears to fix this. I compiled
> > this version from source for now, awaiting the updated packages. This
> > works well now and I can get output through my card using aplayer.
> Argh, sorry you are having so many problems!
> I have a small patch for my rt kernels (for the rme) but I guess the
> stock kernels (from Fedora and mainline) don't have that in there yet. 
> > At this point, I cannot get jack to connect to alsa, complaining that
> > it cannot connect to outputs, cannot connect to inputs and cannot load
> > alsa module. I will continue to tweak this and report back to the
> > group. I suspect I may need to compile jack, although I am going to
> > try jackdmp first. 
> That should not be necessary. You could install planetccrma-repo-testing
> and temporarily enable the testing repository. There is a new
> experimental package there that has support for both jackd and jackdmp. 
> What is the exact error message you are getting from jack?
> -- Fernando
> PS: I'm currently again working on a newer kernel... will have something
> to test hopefully today. 
> > I will report back to the list as I progress. This hasn't gone as
> > smoothly as my initial FC2 install years ago, but I'm sure I can get
> > this figured out. Of course any input is appreciated. Since this is
> > basically a test box now (I am still recording through FC2 box) I am
> > more than willing to test out some bleeding edge packages if it will
> > help the cause. 
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