From: Mark Knecht
Date: Wed Oct 12 2005 - 14:12:03 EST
On 10/12/05, Lee Revell <rlrevell@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 14:25 -0400, Lee Revell wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 11:00 -0700, Mark Knecht wrote:
> > > On 10/12/05, Lee Revell <rlrevell@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > Sounds like an application bug (some JACK client doing something not RT
> > > > safe). Can you reproduce the xruns if you just run jackd with no
> > > > clients?
> > >
> > > I don't know. These xruns take hours to generate. I'd probably have to
> > > dedicate a whole day of doing nothing on the machine to try, and then
> > > if I didn't produce anything I'm not sure what it proves. If I do get
> > > one then we get to see if there's data.
> > A much easier solution is to recompile JACK with the
> > --enable-preemption-check option. This activates the in-kernel
> > debugging mechanism that causes a stack dump when an RT task schedules.
> > It has been used to find tricky bugs in Hydrogen and Freqtweak already.
> I should also remind you that if you pursue the
> --enable-preemption-check option, then we'll be well outside of kernel
> land so you might want to take it up on the JACK list.
I've just built with this feature. I'll try it out for a while and ask
questions on that list while I'm configured this way.
Thanks for the idea.
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