[ardour-users] Ardour can't connect to JACK

akarl fusionfive at comhem.se
Fri Jul 15 13:47:16 PDT 2005

Wolfgang Bauer wrote:
> for Fedora 4 you can have a look to the ccrma packages:
> http://ccrma.stanford.edu/planetccrma/software/
> There you will find a lot of manuals running 
> ardour and jack.

The Fedora 4 rpm:s are not finished yet. jackd gives the following output:

$ jackd -R -d alsa -d hw -r 44100
jackd 0.99.0
Copyright 2001-2003 Paul Davis and others.
This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
under certain conditions; see the file COPYING for details

cannot lock down memory for jackd (Cannot allocate memory)
loading driver ..
apparent rate = 44100
creating alsa driver ... hw|hw|1024|2|44100|0|0|nomon|swmeter|-|32bit
configuring for 44100Hz, period = 1024 frames, buffer = 2 periods
JACK: unable to mlock() port buffers: Cannot allocate memory
jack_create_thread: error -1 switching current thread to rt for 
inheritance: Unknown error 4294967295
cannot start watchdog thread
cannot load driver module alsa

Any clues? Is jackd run by Ardour at startup or do I have to run it 
before I start Ardour?

-- August

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