[linux-audio-user] Runaway jackd
rlrevell at joe-job.com
Sun Nov 27 16:51:46 EST 2005
On Sun, 2005-11-27 at 13:31 -0800, Noah Roberts wrote:
> On 11/27/05, Jan Depner <eviltwin69 at cableone.net> wrote:
> > 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?
> Of course.
An unkillable process almost always indicates a kernel bug. Run "dmesg"
and post the output, there's probably an Oops.
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