[linux-audio-user] Jackstart - realtime capabilities issues

Gerrit Niestijl gn at hetnet.nl
Mon Feb 16 16:48:33 EST 2004


I am not a debian expert, but i know (from this list) that there is a
multimedia kernel for debian on the net (sorry, no address). That will
have capabilities enabled and a lot of other audio features.

RachelAPP <app at appband.com> writes:


> I knew i'd come back with more questions sooner or later...!
> OK, here's my setup:
> Debian
> Kernel 2.4.22
> Terratec DMX6 Fire (working properly with Alsa driver now - at least, i can 
> record with Audacity)
> Evolution MC225C Midi controller (plugged into my Terratec Midi input)
> My computer is a AMD 2400XP, 512 MB RAM
> I have installed Muse as recommended by somebody and also Jack and when i 
> typed "jackstart --help" in the shell i got this (running as root)
> jackstart: cannot get realtime capabilities, current capabilities are:
>            =ep cap_setpcap-ep
>     probably running under a kernel with capabilities disabled,
>     a suitable kernel would have printed something like "=eip"
> I haven't installed Linux myself on my computer - a friend did it and 
> explained to me what he was doing while he was doing it but obviously, i 
> might not know everything about my setup. We installed it starting with 
> Knoppix then upgraded it to Debian. We tried to install the Kernel 2.6 
> afterwards but it doesn't boot, probably due to a video card error because 
> the screen actually goes blank even though i can hear the hard drive is 
> working.
> So i have a couple of questions:
> 1) is there a quick fix for my jackstart problem with my current kernel?
> 2) should i upgrade to kernel 2.6?
> Cheers
> Rachel
> -- 
> APP (HLMHB) - electronica indie pop
> www.appband.com fpr mp3s & more info

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