[linux-audio-user] Re: Lashd won't start.

Loki Davison loki.davison at gmail.com
Sun Sep 3 21:46:04 EDT 2006


On 9/4/06, Dave Robillard <drobilla at connect.carleton.ca> wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-09-03 at 11:51 +0300, juuso.alasuutari at tamperelainen.org
> wrote:
> > Quoting Forest Bond <forest at alittletooquiet.net>:
> >
> > > > Anyone seen this before? Happens when I try to start lashd.
> > > >
> > > > brian at grace ~ $ lashd
> > > > No supported SIMD instruction sets detected
> > > > Connected to JACK server with client name 'LASH_Server'
> > > > Opened ALSA sequencer with client ID 129
> > > > conn_mgr_start: could not look up service name: Servname not supported
> > > > for ai_socktype
> > > > loader_run: server closed socket; exiting
> > > > Segmentation fault
> > >
> > > This is usually what happens if you are missing the appropriate line in
> > > /etc/services (lashd shouldn't crash when this happens, but does.)
> >
> > I'm the other one suffering from this bug, although I don't get that
> > conn_mgr_start message before the segfault. Also on my box lashd stays up
> and
> > quiet until I try to run any client.
> >
> > I have this in /etc/services:
> >   lash    14541/tcp    # LASH client/server protocol
> > That should be about right, no?
>
> Actually I think these are two different bugs.
>
> As far as the /etc/services thing, I think I'm going to drop that entry,
> join the 21st century and use ZeroConf (via Avahi) to solve this problem
> (which is exactly the problem zeroconf was meant to solve) - bonus
> points for working over a network as well, which /etc/services doesn't.
>
> If anyone has any serious objections to Lash depending on Avahi, speak
> now or forever hold your peace...
>
> -DR-

avahi... zeroconf... sounds useful, maybe even for something else,
like osc service discovery with liboscqs? :)

More on topic, no objections from me. All modern systems come with it anyway.

Loki


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