[LAU] Default Jack metering (XFCE QJackCTL)

Johannes Kroll j-kroll at gmx.de
Wed Oct 3 19:25:28 CEST 2018

On Wed, 3 Oct 2018 10:19:40 -0400
Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:

> hardware monitoring in JACK is not related to the presence of the monitor_*
> ports.  The former is indicated by --hwmon or -H, the latter by --monitor
> or -m
> In addition, almost nobody should ever enable hardware monitoring in JACK.
> It works on 2 kinds of (old) audio hardware, and is essentially useless
> anyway.  

You're right, I just assumed the Hardware Monitoring setting in Claudia
was related to the monitor_* ports. In fact, I get the monitor_* ports
regardless of the Monitoring and Metering settings.

Which makes me wonder: What do these options actually *do*?

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