[Ardour-Users] 2.8.6 Master out error

John Rigg au at jrigg.co.uk
Mon Feb 22 14:00:07 PST 2010

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 09:44:29PM +0000, 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.
> Today the problem happened in the middle of working on a session.
> In addition to the usual error messages saying that source ports
> which I had just been using didn't exist, there were a couple of
> similar error messages about source ports associated with tracks
> that I had removed some time before.

I should add that jackd kicked out Ardour due to it not responding
quickly enough at one point, and the error messages about the ports
on previously removed tracks appeared when I reconnected to JACK.


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