[PD] linux midi question

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Mon Nov 15 00:02:43 CET 2004

derek holzer hat gesagt: // derek holzer wrote:

> I've noticed that PD seems to need exclusive access to the OSS MIDI 
> device on my system. In QJackctl, for example, the first DSP MIDI port 
> refuses to connect to anything when PD has ahold of it. In fact, I can't 
> even 'cat' the raw device when PD is using it. I'd like to also use MIDI 
> with Ardour, for example. Is there a way to give PD non-exclusive use of 
> the MIDI ports?

You could give Pd its own snd-virmidi card and "aconnect" this to the
physical inputs.

 Frank Barknecht                               _ ______footils.org__

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