new iso image broken for audio.

David Henningsson david.henningsson at
Sun Oct 9 09:12:51 UTC 2011

On 10/08/2011 11:31 PM, Len Ovens wrote:
> Downloaded the new iso.. 20111007 installed it to whole disk and selected
> all packages to install. Install went ok.
> However, ardour2 does not start as it can not start jack or detect one
> already running. qjackctl comes up as a blank window. Running jackd by
> hand seems to result in core dump. This was not a problem with the old
> image.

This is a recent regression which I was made aware of two days ago, and 
is tracked as

It looks like people upstream are still investigating (see ).

If we like we could apply a temporary fix:;a=commitdiff;h=81093b54f072e1d25fba2a240b12795d3dc43feb;hp=aa8956884e15cf091cd53af7bf360501ab8b2cb0

It might leave a memory leak (?), but that's at least better than crashing.

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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