[LAU] Jackd no longer starts

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Wed Sep 28 08:17:32 UTC 2011

On 09/28/2011 07:27 AM, david wrote:
> Robin Gareus wrote:
>> On 09/27/2011 10:10 PM, David Baron wrote:
>>> I have the most recent packages from Debian unstable, jackd2, etc.
>>> jackd does not start, appears to cash out.
>>> Had this? Fixed it?
>> Please post the log of jackd startup. Your description does not allow to
>> pinpoint the problem. "cash out" can mean anything, too.
>> A shot in the dark, quite a while ago:
>>   sudo sysctl kernel.sched_rt_runtime_us=-1
>> was required to get jackd with realtime privileges going with a default
>> debian kernel. I don't know if it is still the case.
>> best,
>> robin
> Hmm, I use default Debian kernels and have never had to do that. Or are
> you talking about Debian kernels patched to become RT kernels?

you're right it was some RT issue that prevented jackd from running in
real-time mode.

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