[linux-audio-user] JACK configuration: Preventing system lockups

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Sun Sep 11 14:38:30 EDT 2005

On Sun, 2005-09-11 at 11:51 -0400, Dave Phillips wrote:
> Nathaniel Virgo wrote:
> > On a related note, is there a JACK configuration HOWTO anywhere?  
> > Things I am currently mystified by include the meaning of the phrase 
> > "periods per buffer" and how to tell whether my (cheapo laptop 
> > internal) soundcard should work better at 44100Hz or 48000.
> Hi Nathaniel:
>   You might want to read the recent traffic on this list in response to 
> my query re: JACK options and their significance to the normal user. 
> Lots of helpful stuff there.
>   I've completed an article about JACK from the user's perspective, 
> hopefully it will run soon in an upcoming issue of the Linux Journal. 
> Meanwhile here's the relevant section dealing with JACK's run-time options:

These should all be added to the tooltips in qjackctl.  It would be
GREAT for usability if more Linux apps let you discover what things do
by just mousing over, like on other OSes.

I can't remember the last time I had to read the docs for a Windows app
because they're all self-documenting these days (see Ableton Live for
another good way to do it).



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