[ardour-users] Ardour was not fast enough

Joe Hartley jh at brainiac.com
Sun Jul 17 17:57:41 PDT 2005

On Sun, 17 Jul 2005 20:19:41 -0400
Brett McCoy <idragosani at chapelperilous.net> wrote:

> > I also read somewhere that I shouldn't be running jackstart, but rather
> > jackd with some realtime switch given.  I use qjackctrl and it's using
> > jackstart.  
> jackstart (either via qjackctl or the command-line) is the correct way 
> to start jack, AFAIK, and the preferred way.  jackstart starts jack with 
> certain priveleges so that userspace programs can run with realtime 
> capabilities.

You should use jackstart to start Jack under a 2.4 kernel.  It's not
needed for the 2.6 kernel, but the 2.6 kernel needs some additional
patching to get the realtime stuff happening.  Under 2.6 you call jackd

Qjackctl handles both of these possibilities quite well.

       Joe Hartley - UNIX/network Consultant - jh at brainiac.com
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