Fa-66 firewire.

Robert Klaar nim.batu at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 11:15:53 BST 2009


Ah, thank you for that, you're probably right. .) Gonna try that, I'll
update later on the problem...

On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 6:23 AM, <beejunk at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sep 11, 2009 8:34pm, Robert Klaar <nim.batu at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi there.
> >
> > Yesterday I got my edirol fa-66 delivered, now, how do I get it to work?,
> I choosed freebob as driver in jack, but when I try to start it, it won't
> with this message;
> >
> >
> >
> > 03:29:46.449 JACK is starting...
> > 03:29:46.450 /usr/bin/jackd -dfreebob -dhw:0 -r96000 -p128 -n3 -D
> > 03:29:46.457 JACK was started with PID=14014.
> > no message buffer overruns
> > jackd 0.116.1
> > Copyright 2001-2005 Paul Davis and others.
> >
> > jackd comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY
> > This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
> > under certain conditions; see the file COPYING for details
> > JACK compiled with System V SHM support.
> > loading driver ..
> >
> > Freebob using Firewire port 0, node -1
> > Ieee1394Service::initialize: Could not get 1394 handle: Permission denied
> > Is ieee1394 and raw1394 driver loaded?
> > [31mFatal (devicemanager.cpp)[68] initialize: Could not initialize
> Ieee1349Service object
> >
> > [0m [31mFatal (freebob.cpp)[69] freebob_new_handle: Could not initialize
> device manager
> > FreeBoB ERR: FREEBOB: Error creating virtual device
> > cannot load driver module freebob
> > [0m
> > 03:29:46.470 JACK was stopped successfully.
> >
> > 03:29:46.471 Post-shutdown script...
> > 03:29:46.471 killall jackd
> > jackd: no process killed
> > 03:29:46.878 Post-shutdown script terminated with exit status=256.
> > 03:29:48.506 Could not connect to JACK server as client. - Overall
> operation failed. - Unable to connect to server. Please check the messages
> window for more info.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ...I know nothing of firewire so there might be something I haven't done
> properly...
> > //Paco
> >
>
> Your permissions are not set correctly, it seems. Assuming you've got a
> standard Ubuntu Studio install, then you'll need to open up Ubuntu Studio
> Controls under Stystem > Administration. Check the box for allowing access
> to raw1394. It'll give you a warning, but just hit enter.
>
> The other thing you'll probably need to do is create an 'audio' group and
> then put yourself and 'root' in it. Every once in a while, I've still had
> problems getting the system to allow access to firewire after doing this,
> which is sometimes solved by creating a 'video' group and putting yourself
> and 'root' into that.
>
> If you're running a standard Ubuntu install, then you should check to make
> sure your /etc/security/limits.conf file includes the following lines:
>
> @audio - rtprio 99
> @audio - nice -19 (or whatever you'd like to set nice to)
> @audio - memlock unlimited (or whatever you'd like to set the memory limit
> to)
>
> If all else fails, you can also just manually give yourself permission to
> access firewire by doing 'sudo chmod 777 /dev/raw1394' or something similar.
> You will need to do that each time you start a session, assuming you don't
> use one of the other fixes.
>
> Getting firewire permissions to work has always been one of the most
> annoying aspects of working with audio in Ubuntu.
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