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

Sebastian Gutsfeld segoh at gmx.net
Thu May 19 12:38:56 EDT 2005

Clemens Ladisch <clemens at ladisch.de> writes:

> 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.

Ufff. You're right. This MIDI through device is exactly what I wanted.

Thank you,

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