Firewire Issues Solved

Kaj Ailomaa zequence at
Fri Nov 16 07:07:33 UTC 2012

On Fri, 16 Nov 2012 08:02:55 +0100, Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at>  

> On Fri, 16 Nov 2012 06:57:32 +0100, Brian David <beejunk at>  
> wrote:
>> I was happy today to see that the -lowlatency kernel had been updated  
>> for
>> 12.04 LTS.  However, after the kernel was installed, I discovered that  
>> no longer connected to my firewire interface.
>> In the end, I was forced to use an old-school solution: add myself to  
>> the
>> 'disk' and 'video' groups, as well as the 'audio' group (of which I was
>> already a part).
>> So if any of you find you now have trouble with firewire,this may help  
>> you
>> out.
> Being a member of audio group is enough.
> You'll find the answer to why in /lib/udev/rules.d/60-ffado.rules

I can't say why starting firewire did not succeed for you.

Did you save the error message from jack when firewire did not start?

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