[Ardour-Users] 2.8.6 Master out error

Jörn Nettingsmeier nettings at stackingdwarves.net
Fri Feb 5 14:59:21 PST 2010

On 02/05/2010 12:58 PM, John Rigg wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 12:18:16AM +0100, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
>> i have a feeling that sometimes ardour does not "free" unused jack ports
>> when loading a new session at runtime. it's not 100% reproducible, and i
>> may be mistaken, but i think i sometimes run out of jack ports when i
>> shouldn't be. those alleged "zombie" ports aren't visible in qjackctl,
>> though...
>> and i've seen similar connection problems, sometimes with inserts.
>> maybe it's related to what you're seeing, maybe not. i'll keep an eye on it.
> It's happened a couple more times here but so far I can't trigger it
> at will. It happens regardless of whether I've disabled auto connection
> to the master bus, contrary to my initial observations.
> If I've been working for a long time on one particular session containing
> about 16 tracks with a lot of short regions (drum samples), then open a new
> session, it sometimes triggers the error. There's a console message from
> jackd when it occurs:
> unknown source port in attempted connection [ardour:master/out 1]

yup, for the record, it just happened to me, too. jackd had gone down 
(ffado doesn't like a maxed-out cpu sometimes), and i got this after 
trying to reconnect.

Jörn Nettingsmeier

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