[ardour-users] Ardour in usermode

Jesse Chappell jesse at essej.net
Tue Feb 24 15:25:46 PST 2004

Only jackd needs to run with realtime privileges.  You should
check out the FAQs about how to either patch your kernel for capabilities
and use jackstart, or use 2.6 with the realtime security patch,
or you can attempt to suid root the jackd binary itself (worst
choice, but easiest).


Linium wrote on Wed, 25-Feb-2004:

 > Hello,
 > I would like to run Ardour as a user with RT mode.
 > I tried to suid root "ardour" but got an error message saying it is not ok:
 > Gtk-WARNING **: This process is currently running setuid or setgid.
 > This is not a supported use of GTK+. You must create a helper
 > program instead. For further details, see:
 >     http://www.gtk.org/setuid.html
 > Refusing to initialize GTK+.
 > What would be the proper way to do so ? I have givertcap on my system but it 
 > seems ardour doesn't use it either ...
 > Thx,
 > Linium
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