[PD] can't setup midi device - maybe alsa is missing.

Ed Kelly morph_2016 at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Apr 17 13:18:01 CEST 2009

Have a look at what 
ls /dev/midi*
gives you.
You may have to link the midi device to one that PD can recognise.
I have to do this every time, before I start PD:

sudo ln -s /dev/midi1 /dev/midi


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--- On Fri, 17/4/09, IOhannes m zmoelnig <zmoelnig at iem.at> wrote:

> From: IOhannes m zmoelnig <zmoelnig at iem.at>
> Subject: Re: [PD] can't setup midi device - maybe alsa is missing.
> To: "hard off" <hard.off at gmail.com>
> Cc: "pd list" <pd-list at iem.at>
> Date: Friday, 17 April, 2009, 11:43 AM
> hard off wrote:
> > i just installed pd-0.42-4, but i can't get midi
> working.  pd -listdev says
> > i have no midi devices.
> > 
> > The alsa Aconnectgui interface doesn't list pd as a
> midi device either, so
> > my guess is that i missed something while installing.
> start pd with "-alsamidi" (or select alsa-midi from the
> media-settings)
> by default, Pd uses OSS midi, that's why you won't see it
> at aconnectgui.
> fgmar
> IOhannes
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