[linux-audio-user] VirMIDI output ports don't work

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Thu May 19 11:36:39 EDT 2005

Sebastian Gutsfeld wrote:
> I recently discovered that the output/readable ports of VirMIDI don't
> send any MIDI messages but the input/writable ports of VirMIDI still
> work.
> Here's an example setup:
> MIDI keyboard -> VirMIDI 2-0
> VirMIDI 2-0   -> synth
> This doesn't work,

VirMIDI translates between sequencer ports and old rawmidi devices
(/dev/midi* or /dev/snd/rawmidi*).

If you want a simple MIDI through device, load snd-seq-dummy.


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