[linux-audio-user] Common linux audio layer
joq at io.com
Fri Jan 14 20:32:52 EST 2005
mchristoph.eckert at t-online.de (Christoph Eckert) writes:
>> JACK does (recently and still only in CVS) support running
>> multiple concurrent servers. Each runs as a single user
>> and connects to a single card. So, multiple users could
>> each have their own card, or one user could use several
> But I could not start two sessions for two different users and
> both having sound support on the same card? OK, thanks, I
You got it.
>> One-at-a-time sequential use of a single card by multiple
>> users works better now. There were formerly a number of
>> problems with it.
> Perhaps, some day, jack will be able to run as root and allow
> different users with priviledges to do so to make connections
> to it :) .
Not in anything like its current shared memory implementation.
> AFAIR I have heard the users always work as root. I really do
> not want to support this design.
Neither do I. :-)
JACK maintenance is hard enough without also attempting to be a
"trusted program" (i.e. inside the system security perimeter).
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