[PD] Help with MIDI i/o Linux Pd

Jamie Bullock jamie at postlude.co.uk
Tue Feb 15 10:53:55 CET 2005

Do 'aconnect -i' or 'pmidi -l', give a list of MIDI devices? If they do
your problem is with PD not 'seeing' the device. I would guess that you
don't have the right symbolic link in your dev tree. Try something like:

ln -s /dev/snd/midiC1D0 /dev/midi.

Where midiC1D0 is your first MIDI interface.


On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 20:34 -0500, Mitchell Turner wrote:
> I am trying to get a Planet CCRMA linux box up and running with PD.  I 
> am having one problem.  I cannot get UM-1 (USB MIDI) to show up as a 
> MIDI input/output device in the MIDI Settings... window of PD 
> (Media>MIDI settings...).
> This MIDI device shows up as an Audio device instead.  When I click on 
> the Audio Settings (Media>Audio settings...)  the UM-1 is in the audio 
> list.  This audio list also shows my Modem.
> I know I have not configured something correctly but cannot figure out 
> the problem.
> Here is my setup:
> Fedora Core 3 (from CCRMA)
> all of the Planet CCRMA audio apps (including ALSA, PD, etc...)
> Any help would be greatly appreciated,
> Mitch
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