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

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Thu May 19 12:18:55 EDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 17:43 +0200, Lars Luthman wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 11:18 -0400, Lee Revell wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 14:58 +0200, 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.
> > 
> > An readable port is an "input port" and a writable port is an "output
> > port".  After all, you plug your guitar into the jack on the amp labeled
> > "input" and the speaker into the jack labeled "output".
> > 
> > Would anyone ever make a guitar amp that worked the other way round,
> > then try to explain to the user that from the perspective of inside the
> > amp, the guitar jack is "output" and the speaker jack "input"?  Did not
> > think so.
> So you're saying that if I have, say, a JACK amplifier program with two
> ports, one writable port where the sound goes in and one readable port
> where the sound comes out, I should call the port where the sound goes
> in "output" and the port where it comes out "input"?

Never mind, I think I misread the original post.


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