Bug 477272 - Timidity loses connection with Jack randomly
Timidity loses connection with Jack randomly
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: timidity++ (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-19 18:22 EST by Russell Miller
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:20:48 EST
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Description Russell Miller 2008-12-19 18:22:22 EST
Description of problem:

Setup like this:  rosegarden -> timidity -> jack -> alsa.  Jack being run through the jack audio connection kit (though that's just cosmetic, it does the exact same thing if run from the command line.  After about 12 hours of inactivity, timidity and jack stop playing nicely.  I have to restart jackd, then I have to restart timidity, and it all comes back up.

There are no error messages that I can understand, so I have no idea who is responsible or why.  I'm willing to use better debugging if someone can give me guidance as to what's needed.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start the programs with the appropriate options (nothing out of the ordinary)
2. Wait.
Actual results:

Stops working after a few hours.

Expected results:

Works indefinitely.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Hans de Goede 2008-12-20 04:19:09 EST

I have no idea where to start looking here, Fernando do you have any good ideas?
Comment 2 Russell Miller 2008-12-21 20:28:29 EST
I have more info.  It's definitely timidity.  Restarting just timidity makes it come back.  Timidity shows no errors when it happens.

Is there a debugging mode I can use?  I just tried --module=debug, it doesn't give me anything.
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