Re: [linux-audio-dev] jack clients zombified

From: Lee Revell <>
Date: Mon Feb 13 2006 - 23:11:02 EET

On Mon, 2006-02-13 at 21:55 +0100, Julien Claassen wrote:
> Hi!
> I have a problem with the new 2.6 kernels (namely 2.6.13 - didn't
> try 2.6.14). I'm running now and everything works fine. But with the
> other kernels mplayer always tells me after a while, that jack client_thread
> is zombified. I've no idea what to do about it. I compiled jack exactly for
> that kernel (ALSA) and downloaded the latest CVS (0.100.9), but still no go.
> With my the jack-cvs runs fine, without complaint.
> Any ideas? Where to start looking for the problem? What to test?

This sounds like a driver specific problem.

When you change kernels you are updating alsa-lib to the same version

What sound hardware do you use?

How does it work if you stick with kernel but install the
latest ALSA (1.0.11-rc3)?

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