[ardour-users] Help sorting out XRuns
eseol at tiscali.co.uk
Fri Jan 13 07:55:14 PST 2006
On Friday 13 January 2006 14:48, Ross Vandegrift wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 03:01:28PM +0100, Petter Sundl??f wrote:
> > Huh?
> > http://jackit.sourceforge.net/docs/faq.php#a57
> > I quote: " It has been found that mounting /tmp/jack as tmpfs (in RAM)
> > solves problems that many people have experienced with xruns while using
> > JACK"
> Many distros mount a tmpfs by default at /dev/shm, though not all do.
> So you're doing precisely the correct thing if /tmp/jack in fstab is
> tmpfs ::-)
Well there is no point mount /tmp/jack if jack doesnt even use it.
jackd -V will tell you. And I keep saying this but recent versions of glibc
mount /dev/shm if it is compiled into the kernel without putting it
into /etc/fstab. It does on debian. does it on other distros. In fact with
with recent kernels/distros no /tmp/jack or /dev/shm setting are needed in
fstab. I would be interested to see if this is the case. Please let me
You can see if something is mounted by using
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