[PD] Force OSS MIDI on Raspberry Pi

Joe Newlin via Pd-list pd-list at lists.iem.at
Mon Jun 9 20:30:14 CEST 2014

I'm trying to use a NanoKontrol on Raspbian. It works fine if select OSS-MIDI from the menu, but I'm hoping to boot up headless & this is the last hurdle (I think). It's defaulting to ALSA-MIDI for me (with and without arguments). If you're confused ... :(



> On Jun 9, 2014, at 9:54 AM, Miller Puckette <msp at ucsd.edu> wrote:
> Well, I'm apparently very confused.  When I run Pd with no settings or
> arguments, I get OSS MIDI.  So I don't know why in that post I claimed
> that 'ALSA midi' was Pd's default.  
> I looked in the pdsettings and found that 'ALSA MIDI' doesn't even get
> saved in that file - so the ALSA MIDI setting gets forgotten.  So the only
> way to get 'ALSA MIDI' is to specify it on the command line.
> cheers
> Miller
>> On Sun, Jun 08, 2014 at 07:35:01PM -0700, Joe Newlin via Pd-list wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This thread is so close to being useful to me:
>> http://lists.puredata.info/pipermail/pd-list/2013-02/101248.html
>> Miller or anyone who knows the answer, can you please tell me what the
>> "this"is that you put in the .pdsettings file? As in, the precise syntax?
>> Thanks,
>> Joe
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