win95 midi trouble

Guenter Geiger geiger at
Fri Nov 10 11:21:11 CET 2000

hello Krzysztof,

Your problem with MIDI is not known in general. 
Does anyone have the possiblity to try this out on a Windows system ?

It may be a problem with your system, or if others have this 
on Windows it could be a problem with pd too ...


Krzysztof Czaja writes:
 > Hello,
 > under heavy (but reasonable) load of audio computation
 > in Pd 0.31 (Win95 box with Prodif+ audio and MusicQuest midi)
 > any burst of midi input data incoming in a short period of time
 > causes a total and nonreversable deafness of all midi objects.
 > This effect occurs even without any ``real'' midi events
 > -- it is simply sufficient to connect a device sending
 > active sensing stream.  But it is possible to play separate
 > notes with no harm, no matter how many notes as long as in
 > a slow tempo.
 > Is this a well known phenomenon or just my bad luck?
 > Any chance there is a way of performing a midi driver reset
 > other than restarting Pd?
 > Thank you,
 >   Krzysztof Czaja

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