[Jackit-devel] Re: [Icecast] ices-kh dropping jack ports unexpectedly

Jack O'Quin joq at io.com
Mon Oct 18 17:27:22 UTC 2004

Karl Heyes <karl at xiph.org> writes:

> Are you running with realtime privileges, for this you need to start as
> root if you want that. Even with realtime privileges there may be odd
> cases where the scheduling latency is a bit too high, it all depends on
> the drivers and kernel version but the current state is not that bad and
> getting better.

There are several ways to gain realtime privileges.  Running as root
is the simplest, but perhaps the worst solution.  

This is explained in the JACK FAQ...


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