[Jack-Devel] Sudden Pulseaudio Faulure reported due to jack

Holger Marzen holger at marzen.de
Fri Dec 28 07:41:26 CET 2018

On Fri, 28 Dec 2018, Nedko Arnaudov wrote:

> > Therefore,
> > Do you have a suggestion how I should approach the startup of these
> > daemons.
> To my knowledge PulseAudio works better with jackdbus over D-Bus
> than with jackd. I'm even surprised it works at all with jackd. After
> all jackdbus is "jack server" that can be autolaunched, controlled and
> monitored over D-Bus :)

Not true. For years I have the same setup on different Linux computers:

- "autospawn = no" in /etc/pulse/client.conf
- "load-module module-jack-source" and "load-module module-jack-sink" in
- A shell script running under my userid started by my desktop
  environment that starts jackd and then pulseaudio
  (Alternatively you can start qjackctl that starts jackd and

That means jack is my main audio system and always active. Pulseaudio is
always active, too.

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