[Clam-devel] [OT] Getting jack to work on a laptop

David García Garzón dgarcia at iua.upf.edu
Mon Apr 16 07:40:40 PDT 2007

On Monday 16 April 2007 10:42:13 Xavier Amatriain wrote:
> I couldn't work on the NetworkEditor today simply because I could not
> get jack to work on my laptop.
> I have this laptop (running Ubuntu) working perfect with an external USB
> card but when I try
> to run jack with the internal Intel HD card... well, there is no way.
> Jack starts and it seems perfectly
> happy using alsa and selecting the default hw:0 but when I try any
> jack-enabled program nothing
> happens (not even an error log). For instance in xmms, the
> transportation bar does not even move.
> I have little time to work on the issue so I'd really appreciate any
> pointer to get this up and running.
> My initial google efforts were fruitless but this card is so common that
> I am sure people have figured
> it out before.
> Actually, Pau, David, didn't you have a similar issue on your laptop
> when preparing the ACM demo?

My laptop is mostly working now. Has being supported more and more by the 
kernel. We also had a similar problem with office boxes. Solution, wait for 
the kernel version which support your audio card. Every HDA card is a 
different beast to be detected by the drivers. Sorry, not being more helpful.


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