UbSt 9,10........Jack?

Tommy Hjalmarsson tommy.h at bredband.net
Thu Nov 5 02:28:54 GMT 2009


Tommy Hjalmarsson wrote:
> Elliott Barcikowski wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> This is my first response here.  I imagine you're using realtime in 
>> jack?  In the limits.conf file you need to allow realtime for a 
>> "audio" group.  Then add your user to the audio group in this 
>> example.  Something like this:
>> @audio - rtprio 99
>> @audio - memlock unlimited
>> @audio - nice -10
>>
>> I'm not at my home machine so I don't know if these are the values I 
>> have.  I just took them off some forum post.  But this is 
>> approximately right.  If this is even your problem that is.
>>
>> You can find instructions for this online.  Maybe search for rt-linux 
>> ubuntu or something.  I don't really have time at the moment to find 
>> them.
>> I apologize in advance if this has nothing to do with your problem.
>>
>> Elliott
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 5:20 PM, Tommy Hjalmarsson 
>> <tommy.h at bredband.net <mailto:tommy.h at bredband.net>> wrote:
>>
>>     I have installed UbSt 9,10 64 bit. And I can start Jack and Ardour
>>     if I
>>     have the starter for them on my desktop and write gksudo (and I 
>> don't
>>     need to write my root password, thats strange) in
>>     preferences/commando.
>>     The shorter version, Jack work when I'm are "root", and it is honky
>>     dory, it's working anyway.
>>
>>     But...................
>>
>>     I can't however not connect as a "client" to the Jack server with 
>> Jack
>>     as "user", only as "root". The error message points on that Jack 
>> can't
>>     connect as a client. And this last line (not in red color):
>>     /(<unknown>:13353): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme directory
>>     scalable/animations
>>     of theme Ny_hjalle has no size field/
>>
>>
>>     hjalle=me/user. I don't get the error message as root, *and I dont
>>     know
>>     if it is a big error*. If I somehow have made a strange user
>>     "Ny_hjalle"  for the sound server, in what config file can i find 
>> it?
>>     (I cant find Ny_hjalle in my user settings)
>>
>>
>>     Must I make a Jack user group with "user rights " or....what?
>>
>>     9,10 sounds better than 9.04 however on my laptop.....but only as
>>     root:)
>>
>>     /Tommy Hjalmarsson
>>
>>
>>
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> This feels right, thanks.  Rapport coming later.
>
*Solved*, it's working now as user.

With this:

/sudo su -c 'echo @audio - rtprio 99 >> /etc/security/limits.conf'
sudo su -c 'echo @audio - nice -10 >> /etc/security/limits.conf'
sudo su -c 'echo @audio - memlock unlimited >> /etc/security/limits.conf'/


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