[Ardour-Users] Path to Jack

Jack O'Quin jack.oquin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 21:01:29 PDT 2007

On 7/24/07, John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> Up until a week ago, Jack used to start automatically each time
> I launched Ardour.  Then it suddenly stopped working.  At first I thought
> this might be because I'd used QJackCtl independently for something,
> although I was careful not to change any of its settings.
> However that turned out not to be true.  Jack and Ardour are on different
> partitions.  If I restore an old backup copy of the Jack partition, the
> problem still happens.  Launching Ardour (from a terminal window)
> throws up an error saying:-
> " exec of JACK server failed: No such file or directory "
> so it looks like Ardour has somehow forgotten where Jack is located.
> Does anyone know how to find out the path to Jack - and how do I reconfigure
> Ardour so it'll know the correct path again?

Look in $HOME/.jackdrc, it's probably in there.  Either correct the pathname,
or just delete the file.  We should be using a relative path name there, but
we don't.

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