[LAU] Fedora 12 & CCRMA
nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon May 17 01:59:18 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-05-17 at 11:32 +1000, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> On 05/17/2010 11:27 AM, Rick Green wrote:
> > On Sun, 16 May 2010, Niels Mayer wrote:
> >> I
> >> also disabled the pulseaudio of video -- kernel mode setting -- and
> >> behold
> >> the glory of masses of scrolling text at bootup, stable updates, and no
> >> weird ATI radeon bugs.
> >> Speaking of pulseaudio,
> >> http://old.nabble.com/Re:-Fwd:-jack2-p28288652.html is
> >> a potential bad interaction between pulseaudio and jack (through
> >> /etc/security/limits.conf, potential priority escalation issue).
> > Thanks for all the suggestions. I'll read the articles at those
> > links, but for now, I'm trying to figure out how to make this system
> > work with a vanilla configuration as supplied by fedora + CCRMA. My
> > belief is if those tweaks are necessary, they'll be implemented in
> > either the fedora or CCRMA install scripts.
> > a few more observations since my last post:
> > 'desktop' audio isn't working either. I just realized that I'm
> > getting no beeps or startup sounds from fedora. The motherboard sound
> > system was detected and automagically configured by Ubuntu, but F12
> > seems to have detected it, but not generated a functional
> > configuration. I wonder if that is causing the lock-ups of jackd and
> > Ardour?
> > The fedora12 installation didn't detect the other OS installs on the
> > system, and it over-wrote the MBR, so right now I haven't figured out
> > how to boot into either my kubuntu 7.10 or Ubuntustudio 10.04
> > systems. I've looked at the grub.conf on the various partitions, and
> > they have radically different syntax, so it looks like f12 and US10.04
> > are running different versions of grub, with different config syntax,
> > so I can't simply cut'n'paste a few menuentry sections into the f12
> > grub.conf.
> Sorry if this has been done but there is a lot of info to go over here.
> You may need to run pulseaudio -k before you start jackd. You can add
> that line to the start commands in qjackctl.
If Rick is starting jackd 1.9.4 that is not necessary. Pulse will
relinquish the card when jackd starts.
> Also have you verified that the card can play any audio directly through
> alsa or pulse audio?
It looks likely there is a problem with the soundcard driver. Too many
things are not working as they should.
> Have you unmuted and adjusted the output with alsamixer or gnome-mixer
> You can run alsamixer on the terminal.
> Patrick Shirkey
> Boost Hardware Ltd
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