[PD] Problems with MIDI input, but only on Linux

Jim Ruxton cinetron at passport.ca
Thu Sep 5 22:29:39 CEST 2002

Thanks Kevin,
I'm running RH7.2 . I think it is probably a different issue. I'm not
hotplugging my 2x2 but manually loading it. One thing I have noticed is
I can't have any midi data going into the 2x2 when I load the drivers or
it won't work. None of these problems occur in Windows.

 >When I boot up my Apple G4 running Debian Woody, I need to make sure that
 >my midisport 2x2 interface is unplugged from USB, or my USB keyboard is
 >disabled. Plugging in after booting is fine. Perhaps the problems are
 >related. What distribution do you run?
 >On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Jim Ruxton wrote:
 >>I'm having some trouble with my midi port shutting down on me under
 >>Linux. I am having no problems with Pd midi using windows XP however.
 >>I'm using a usb midisport 2x2 interface.The problem happens when I have
 >>midi input on both ports of the midisport. Occasionally Pd just stops
 >>receiving the data. The only way I can get it back is to close Pd,
 >>disconnect the midisport, restart it and Pd. This may be a problem with
 >>the Linux driver for the midisport. Since I'm receiving the data via
 >>wireless I think I may be getting the occasional non midi data which may
 >>be causing the problem, but as I said this doesn't seem to be a problem
 >>under windows. I really want to stay in Linux so if anyone has any
 >>thoughts on what I might do to fix this I'd appreciate the input. Thanks!
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