[PD] Need help with midi!
mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Wed May 16 21:36:41 CEST 2001
I assume Alfonso is running OSS. OSS's emu-10K1 driver doesn't allow you
to "select" on incoming MIDI, so Pd sees no MIDI input. The best
solution is probably to download Alsa 0.5.10 (www.alsa-project.org),
install it, and compile Pd to use it...
On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 02:11:25PM -0700, Juan Reyes wrote:
> MIDI and ALSA seem to be very strange to each other. There is a problem in
> ALSA while using ALSA native MIDI drivers and nobody seems to know about
> it in the ALSA domain.
> Therefore I think that the question should go a bit further.. Does anyone
> have a MIDI IN & OUT setup working in Linux with Kernels 2.2.x or 2.4.x ?
> As far as the ESS Maestro chip, I have tried with OSS and ALSA and they
> only work in MIDI OUT mode using /dev/sequencer which in ALSA is OSS
> emulation. No duplex communication at all. Also many laptops don't have a
> game port and ESS assumes no need for MIDI. May be someday there will be a
> Linux driver for a USB MIDI Interface which could be used on Laptops.
> Juan Reyes
> CCRMA, Center for Research in Music and Acoustics
> Stanford University
> > As I said, audio works perfrctly well with the alsa
> > driver. Does alsa configure midi too?
> > When I get to the midi help patch (midi.pd) by
> > clicking help on the menu from a "noteout" object I
> > don't know what values should I put in midiout:
> > Thanks a lot:
> > Alfonso Acosta
> > thanks a lot
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