[linux-audio-user] Steinberg The Grand

Carl Hetherington lists at carlh.net
Thu May 27 12:40:16 EDT 2004


On Thu, 27 May 2004, Kjetil Svalastog Matheussen wrote:

> Carl Hetherington:
> > >
> > > I guess this should be an option. In the mean time, in the
> > > jackclient.c file, remove the following lines:
> > >
> > > effect->dispatcher (effect,
> > > effEditOpen,
> > > 0, 0, NULL, 0);
> > >
> > > And recompile.
> >
> > Thanks Kjetil, that works great. The problem I'm having now (;-) is that
> > the audio thread gets killed by the watchdog.
> >
> If the audio thread gets killed by the watchdog, there is something
> serious wrong. Which watchdog, vstserver's or jack's watchdog? Does your
> machine freeze in ten seconds before the audio thread gets killed?

vstserver's, I believe.  There's the message about the audio thread
taking 10 seconds and being killed; the audio disappears during those ten
seconds.

> > Am I right in assuming that wine doesn't have much to do with the audio
> > thread?
>
> Sometimes, but it might be necesarry for the plugin developer to sometimes
> at least send some kind of message, with the help of wine, to the
> non-audio part of the plugin. I guess...

Hmmm.

> > If so, what could be different about the audio code's environment
> > on Linux compared to windows? Any suggestions on how I can investigate
> > the problem?
>
> If the non-audio part of your plugin behaves strange, everything can
> happen (write wrong bits to memory used by the audio-part for example),
> so...

I guess you're right.  Oh well.  Is there anything sensible I can do to
investigate the problem?

Thanks

Carl


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