Re: [linux-audio-user] question about jackd/qjackctl options

From: Sampo Savolainen <v2@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sat Apr 01 2006 - 13:33:50 EEST

On Sat, 2006-04-01 at 03:02 -0500, Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:
> > -s, --softmode
> > Ignore xruns reported by the ALSA driver. This makes JACK less
> > likely to disconnect unresponsive ports when running without
> > --realtime.
> So, to be clear, this means that softmode and realtime are effectively
> mutually exclusive?

In practice yes. There is no point in running both in softmode and
realtime. The worst case scenario is that a client gets deadlocked
within the process() thread and takes over jackd (in the absolutely
worst case, the whole computer) as the jack watchdog thread doesn't kill
the client.

Sampo Savolainen <v2@email-addr-hidden>
Received on Sat Apr 1 16:15:04 2006

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