[PD] Trouble loading PD under Linux

Jim Ruxton cinetron at passport.ca
Thu Jan 31 23:06:48 CET 2002

Hmm. I tried running PD with -noadc and -nodac . Now my computer doesn't 
crash, just that specific window. I can ctrl alt F3 to another session. 
The message I get now is:

Application Initialization failed
no display name no $Display environment variable.

Any further thoughts?

>>type pd my machine freezes. I know it is starting because it is telling 
>>me I have no midi in or out. I can't even escape with  ctrl alt del . 
>>The message I get is:
>>Oops :0000
>>EIP: 0010: [<c98ffcca>]
>>EFLAGS: 00010246
>> etc etc.
>Its hard to say but my first guess is a faulty sound card driver.  Have
>you sucessfully tested other apps with audio input/output?  Or... try
>starting PD with -nodac -noadc.

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