[arch-general] libffado update

Rashif Ray Rahman schiv at archlinux.org
Fri Sep 21 15:19:31 EDT 2012

On 21 September 2012 21:36, Aapo Vienamo <aapo.vienamo at iki.fi> wrote:
> Hello. I noticed that libffado was updated recently. It looks like that the new
> version of libffado is incompatible with the version of jack in the arch repos.
> To demonstrate the problem:
> aapo ~ $ jackd -dfirewire -r192000
> jackd 0.121.3
> Copyright 2001-2009 Paul Davis, Stephane Letz, Jack O'Quinn, Torben Hohn and others.
> jackd comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY
> This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
> under certain conditions; see the file COPYING for details
> JACK compiled with System V SHM support.
> loading driver ..
> firewire ERR: Incompatible libffado version! (libffado 2.1.0-Unversioned directory)
> cannot load driver module firewire
> no message buffer overruns
> What should be done about this? I have tried jack2 but I found it too unstable
> to be actually useful.

Hi Aapo

Yes, please file a bug report. As I have no firewire port (let alone
device) I could not test the new update properly. I think I know where
this comes from, but a bug report will help us follow through with
your help in case of issues. Thanks.


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