[PD] mac os x watchdog and error number -9997

Max Neupert abonnements at revolwear.com
Thu Aug 12 22:07:51 CEST 2004

do you have the same trouble with this one:?


install tcltk 8.5 first:

Samuel B Burt schrieb:

> I have been using pd in Windows for a long time and I also ran it in
> Linux for a while.  I have been a subscriber to the development list
> because I like to stay on top of all the changes that are being made and
> new functionalities added.  However, I have not been subscribed to this
> list, because, up until now, I could solve my own problems without asking
> for help.  So, I apologize now if this is a frequent question, and if it
> is, I hope someone can point me quickly to the solution.  I have seen
> references to similar problems in the list archives but no satisfactory
> answers or thorough discussions of the matter.
> At the Peabody Institute I have access to many G3s and G4s.  I have
> always been unsuccessful installing pd in OS X.  Today, I attempted to
> use the pd-0.36-extended2-MacOSX.dmg.  The installer always runs fine. 
> When I try to open pd, however, I get the following:
> Error number -9997 occured opening portaudio stream
> Error message: Invalid device ID
> watchdog: signaling pd...
> watchdog: signaling pd...
> watchdog: signaling pd...
> watchdog: signaling pd...
> etc.
> After trying some fixes suggested in previous threads like using various
> flags and running Disk Utility to fix permissions, I ran pd and got the
> same results.  I have tried -noadc, I have tried sudoing pd, I have tried
> running pd as root, and I cannot find anything that works.  I know that
> other people out there are using pd in OS X.  How did you do it?  I would
> be happy to write a how-to guide if there isn't one once I solve the
> problem.
> S B Burt
> brialey at juno.com

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