I have downloaded Jack from Extras (for FC5) and made the changes
to /etc/security/limits.conf as described in the README.fedora file.
kms - rtprio 20
kms - memlock 256000
(I am not confident that I have chosen the correct value for memlock, I
have 1Gb RAM in this system).
All was good and my music making was progressing well until I ran
to update a spreadsheet. Repeatedly my entire display
would lockup requiring a login over the network and the killing of X (or
dropping to runlevel 3 and then back to 5). Reversing the changes to
limits.conf allowed me to login and run OpenOffice.org
Hardware is a ATI Technologies Inc RV370 [Radeon X300SE] running only
standard FC5 Radeon X drivers (xorg-x11-drv-ati-188.8.131.52-1) and kernel
Has anyone else seen this? Any suggestions for debugging?