[PD] Pd suddenly crashing

David F. Place d at vidplace.com
Mon Apr 6 14:22:22 CEST 2009

Amazingly, it just started working again.  I think a likely explanation
is that my soundcard got into a bizarre state and needed to be power
cycled.  Thanks for your help and sorry for the bother.

On Mon, 2009-04-06 at 11:33 +0200, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
> David F. Place wrote:
> > Hello:
> > 
> > I have been using Pd quite happily under linux.  Suddenly it will not
> > start at all.  This is the error message I get:
> what do you mean by "all of a sudden"?
> after a Pd-upgrade? after a system-upgrade? after a hardware upgrade? 
> after playing around with some configurations?
> > 
> > 
> >> [david at Congo pd]$ pd
> >> pd: interval_inline.h:52: snd_interval_single: Assertion `!snd_interval_empty(i)' failed.
> >> Pd: signal 6
> >> [david at Congo pd]$ pd_gui: pd process exited
> http://www.google.com/search?q=snd_interval_empty
> gives me as first hit a hint that it might be related to alsa.
> since the first hit i get is very old (2003), it might be a generic problem.
> the hint given there is to check your samplerate (whether your soundcard 
> actually supports the requested samplerate)
> fgmasdr
> IOhannes

More information about the Pd-list mailing list