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ect/limits/config file

Postby Bryan88 » Mon May 27, 2019 11:00 am

Apologies for this stupid question. In the ect/limits/config file I do have the required entries ( I hope) Forgive me if they are wrong, I'm not on that system at the moment.
Memlock - unlimited
Rtprio - 95
Nice - -19
My question is, must they or musn't they have "#" signs before them? I am never sure which does which.
Thanks very much.

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Re: ect/limits/config file

Postby tavasti » Mon May 27, 2019 11:08 am

Bryan88 wrote:Apologies for this stupid question. In the ect/limits/config file I do have the required entries ( I hope) Forgive me if they are wrong, I'm not on that system at the moment.
Memlock - unlimited
Rtprio - 95
Nice - -19
My question is, must they or musn't they have "#" signs before them? I am never sure which does which.
Thanks very much.

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Re: ect/limits/config file

Postby khz » Mon May 27, 2019 2:28 pm

The entry "@audio - nice -19" has no influence on Linux Audio realtime. IMHO
https://wiki.linuxaudio.org/wiki/system_configuration#limitsconfaudioconf
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Re: ect/limits/config file

Postby Bryan88 » Mon May 27, 2019 3:43 pm

Apologies for my laziness earlier, her is the file

# Provided by the jackd package.
#
# Changes to this file will be preserved.
#
# If you want to enable/disable realtime permissions, run
#
# dpkg-reconfigure -p high jackd

@audio - rtprio 95
@audio - memlock unlimited
#@audio - nice -19

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Re: ect/limits/config file

Postby Bryan88 » Mon May 27, 2019 3:46 pm

khz wrote:The entry "@audio - nice -19" has no influence on Linux Audio realtime. IMHO
https://wiki.linuxaudio.org/wiki/system_configuration#limitsconfaudioconf


I assume that is why it's commented out. Thanks for the help everyone.

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Re: ect/limits/config file

Postby khz » Mon May 27, 2019 4:00 pm

Because I have just read it the first time consciously and it is unclear to me: Must or should one still do the "dpkg-reconfigure -p high jackd" after adding the entries "@audio - rtprio 95" and "@audio - memlock unlimited" or does the "dpkg-reconfigure -p high jackd" create the entries in the limits.conf automated?
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