Strange Jack behavior

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Sun Aug 22 20:36:27 BST 2010

On Sun, 2010-08-22 at 20:33 +0300, Jonathan Goodman wrote:
> Hi,   I am experiencing very strange behavior between my system and
> Jack. If I use a web browser, a file browser, or an e-mail client and
> then try to start Jack, Jack will not start. If I use one of these while
> Jack is running, sometimes Jack locks up and sometime the system locks
> up and I am forced to do a hard reboot.   My only guess so far is that
> maybe all of the above applications use Totem/G-streamer to play audio.
> I was thinking that maybe a Jack plugin for G-streamer might solve this,
> but I'm not sure if this is the correct direction to go.   I would still
> like a Jack plugin for G-streamer so that I can audition audio files
> from the file browser while Jack is running, but I can't find any DEBs
> for a Jack plugin and can't get alien to convert an RPM.   Thanks,
> Aaron

This also could be an issue regarding to PulseAudio. At the moment I'm
still using 64 Studio for a production, but ...

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