[linux-audio-user] midi issues...

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Wed Jul 14 12:05:07 EDT 2004

Russell Hanaghan wrote:
> I have a Delta 1010LT and I want to run and external sequencer thru the
> midi in port to run a soft synth like Fluid with a GM or GS font set.
> I use this midi in port already for an external controller that controls
> mixer items in Ardour. When Ardour is open, I don't seem to be able to
> connect the Qsynth port to the Delta midi in port. Is this normal?

Only when using OSS ports (like /dev/midixx).  Try to use an ALSA
sequencer port.

> If so, is there somekind of virtual splitter out there.

snd-virmidi for OSS ports, or snd-seq-dummy for ALSA ports.


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