[linux-audio-user] Runaway jackd

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Sun Nov 27 10:43:47 EST 2005

On Sun, 2005-11-27 at 14:06, Noah Roberts wrote:
> Recently jackd has not been exiting when I close qjackctl.  It just
> sits there holding on to the soundcard so I can't play with anything
> else.  Jack clients don't think it is running.  How do I kill the
> bastard zombie?  "kill -9 pid" does not work as user OR root.
> Programs that force me to reboot in Linux make me angry :p

    Have you tried killall -9 jackd?

Jan "Evil Twin" Depner
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