[LAU] jackd process can't be killed

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Wed Dec 31 00:44:27 EST 2008

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 04:20:11PM -0500, R Dicaire wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 3:42 PM, Adam Sampson <ats at offog.org> wrote:
> > This looks like the 2.6.26 MIDI sequencer problem -- MIDI doesn't work,
> > and after jackd has opened the sequencer device for the first time,
> > it'll hang trying to close it. Future attempts to open the sequencer
> > device then fail because it's in use.
> Ahhhhhhhh, I was never aware there was a midi issue...jackd could be
> killed when I didn't use -X, excellent.
> Thank you VERY much.
> Now here's another situation. I've built alsa and jack. I installed
> them into custom locations. In my users .asoundrc
> I have a pcm device that calls the jack plugin. How would I get calls
> to this plugin to use my custom built
> /usr/local/alsa/lib/alsa-lib/libasound_module_pcm_jack.so instead of
> the system one in /usr/lib/alsa-lib ?

MIDI doesn't work in 2.6.26???!

Is that for real? Is it really a kernel problem or an ALSA problem? Is there a workaround?

I thought the ALSA drivers were or could be obtained and compiled separately from the kernel though.


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