[PlanetCCRMA] Jack problem

Oded Ben-Tal oded at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sun Nov 15 09:29:49 PST 2009

For some strange reason I can no longer get Jack to work with my firewire 
card (SaffirLE). It works on kernel rt16.1 though I get clicks and pops 
with Pd.
When I try on rt23.2 or rt23.4 I get an error:

JACK server starting in realtime mode with priority 10
00385812235:  (ffado.cpp)[  92] ffado_streaming_init: libffado 1.999.40- 
built Dec 12 2008 16:33:37
firewire ERR: FFADO: Error creating virtual device
Cannot attach audio driver
no message buffer overruns
JackServer::Open() failed with -1
no message buffer overruns
Failed to start server
jackwrapper: pacmd suspend 0
17:23:14.755 JACK was stopped successfully.
17:23:14.755 Post-shutdown script...
17:23:14.755 killall jackd
17:23:14.932 Could not connect to JACK server as client. - Overall 
operation failed. - Unable to connect to server. Please check the messages 
window for more info.
Cannot connect to server socket err = No such file or directory
Cannot connect to server socket
jack server is not running or cannot be started
no message buffer overruns
jackd: no process killed
17:23:17.918 Post-shutdown script terminated with exit status=256.

I tried changing some of the parameters but it simply fails.

Any clues?

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