I'm trying to play with ardour. When I started it up, it complained that jackd isn't running, so I ran
jackd -d alsa, which displayed:
jackdmp 1.9.6 Copyright 2001-2005 Paul Davis and others. Copyright 2004-2010 Grame. jackdmp comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions; see the file COPYING for details no message buffer overruns no message buffer overruns JACK server starting in realtime mode with priority 10 audio_reservation_init Acquire audio card Audio0 creating alsa driver ... hw:0|hw:0|1024|2|48000|0|0|nomon|swmeter|-|32bit Using ALSA driver HDA-Intel running on card 0 - HDA Intel at 0xfc320000 irq 44 configuring for 48000Hz, period = 1024 frames (21.3 ms), buffer = 2 periods ALSA: final selected sample format for capture: 32bit integer little-endian ALSA: use 2 periods for capture ALSA: final selected sample format for playback: 32bit integer little-endian ALSA: use 2 periods for playback
It seems this didn't help much because running
ardour2 displayed the following:
WARNING: Your system has a limit for maximum amount of locked memory! This might cause Ardour to run out of memory before your system runs out of memory. You can view the memory limit with 'ulimit -l', and it is normally controlled by /etc/security/limits.conf Ardour 2.8.11 (built using 7387 and GCC version 4.4.5) Copyright (C) 1999-2008 Paul Davis Some portions Copyright (C) Steve Harris, Ari Johnson, Brett Viren, Joel Baker Ardour comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions; see the source for copying conditions. loading default ui configuration file /etc/ardour2/ardour2_ui_default.conf loading user ui configuration file /home/wena/.ardour2/ardour2_ui.conf Loading ui configuration file /etc/ardour2/ardour2_ui_dark.rc theme_init() called from internal clearlooks engine ardour: [INFO]: Ardour will be limited to 1024 open files loading system configuration file /etc/ardour2/ardour_system.rc ardour: [INFO]: No H/W specific optimizations in use librdf warning - Model does not support contexts librdf warning - Model does not support contexts librdf warning - Model does not support contexts ardour: [INFO]: looking for control protocols in /home/wena/.ardour2/surfaces/:/usr/lib/ardour2/surfaces/ ardour: [INFO]: Control protocol Tranzport not usable ardour: [INFO]: Control surface protocol discovered: "Mackie" ardour: [INFO]: Control surface protocol discovered: "Generic MIDI" powermate: Opening of powermate failed - No such file or directory ardour: [INFO]: Control protocol powermate not usable Cannot connect to server socket err = Connection refused Cannot connect to server socket jack server is not running or cannot be started
[note] These are native Debian packages.