[PD] linux midi question

derek holzer derek at x-i.net
Mon Nov 15 00:37:48 CET 2004

Hi Frank,

can you explain this a bit more clearly, or point me to something online 
that does?


Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> 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.
> Ciao

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