[Ardour-Users] trouble connecting Saffire pro 24

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Wed Feb 10 08:38:23 PST 2010

Paul Davis wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 10:56 AM, Ralf Mardorf
> <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
>> Because of JACK1 and 2 I just want to point out that some people I know and
>> I have got trouble when using JACK1 on very fast machines, but perhaps with
>> chip sets or a BIOS that seems to be bad for JACK1. I don't know if this is
>> a possible issue for Mac.
> would you just please stop? your ill-informed "guesses" lead people to
> be more confused about stuff than if you would just be quiet when you
> don't know.
> if you knew more, you'd know that there is no "release" of JACK1 for
> OSX, and that 99% of all JACK users on OS X are using JACK2. but
> instead you end up mentioning chipsets and BIOS stuff and giving
> people completely the wrong idea.

I'm sorry, I guess you are right here, but anyway, sometimes guesses 
could shove in the right direction. This is how brainstorming works, not 
every thought is useful.

Sorry, but I'm referring to

    "OS X


    * *Source (jackaudio.org)*: JACK 0.118.0
      source tarball.


    * *Binaries*: Mixed 64/32 bit, v0.83 of JackOSX (compatible with
      current JACK API to 0.116.2) for Snow Leopard

    * *Binaries*: Legacy 32 bit, v0.83 of JackOSX (compatible with
      current JACK API to 0.116.2) for systems older than Snow Leopard

    * *Source*: JACK 1.9.4
      <http://www.grame.fr/%7Eletz/jack-1.9.4.tar.bz2> source tarball."

(Source: http://jackaudio.org/download)

>> Assumedly he has forgotten to use JACK. My bad, I thought for Mac there is a
>> command line too.
> if there is anyone on OS X who uses it to start JACK besides the 4-5
> people who occasionally hack JACK on OS X, i'd be very suprised.

Again pardon, I just tried to help.


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