[linux-audio-user] jackd forcing me to choose input or output exclusively

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Thu Dec 21 09:56:06 EST 2006

On Thu, 21 Dec 2006 at 11:24 +0100, nescivi wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wednesday 20 December 2006 21:06, Hans Fugal wrote:
> > On OS X on the MacBook, which has two input sources (mic and line in)
> > and one output source.
> > Am I missing something obvious? Has anyone else had this trouble?
> >
> I believe this has to do with the new way in which the MacBook handles its 
> output and input.
> You have to create an "Aggregate Device", combining the input and output 
> module, in the Audio/MIDI setup panel.
> Then you should be able to start JACK using this Aggregate Device, and have 
> both input and output.
> I had to do the same to get SuperCollider to use both input and output.

Many thanks, that did the trick!

Though I think it's odd that the syntax Lee mentioned works for ALSA but
not in OS X.

Hans Fugal ; http://hans.fugal.net
There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the 
right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.
    -- Johann Sebastian Bach

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