[linux-audio-user] midi through qjackctl

Carlos Pino pinojazz at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 20:00:16 EST 2005

 Hi Rui,first of all thank you very much for your response.

El Miércoles, 16 de Noviembre de 2005 19:36, Rui Nuno Capela escribió:
> Carlos Pino wrote:
> > Hi there.
> >     I'm learning about set up  my own audio-system.
> >     I'm using demudi's kernel 2.6.13-1-multimedia over an installation
> > of Debian etch/sid untill I learn more about compile my own.
> >   Till now I've solved some problems I found compiling some apps and
> > everything seems to work not so bad.
> >  I have two issues with qjackctl/jackd  that don't know how to resolve.
> >
> > 1.-Qjackctl doesn't  save the configuration changes.The Setup/misc/save
> > tab option  is set to . jackdrc.
> >  $ cat .jackdrc
> >     /usr/bin/jackd -R -dalsa -dhw:0 -r44100 -p512 -n2
> >
> >  But  qjackctl say:
> >  /usr/bin/jackd -R -dalsa -dhw:0 -r48000 -p256 -n2    everytime I launch.
> First of all, qjackctl doesn't save its own configuration in ~/.jackdrc
> but rather in ~/.qt/qjackctlrc .
   The permisions of the file was set to root as owner and group with  644 ,
I changed to my own user and group an now it's ok.

> The .jackdrc file is used (only) when you set your environment
> accordingly to let jackd start automatically when some client gets
> launched, outside of qjackctl. Can't remember which precise environment
> variables are of value ATM. Maybe something like $JACK_START_SERVER, or
> something. Please check jackd man page ...
 I'll do
> The qjackctl/Setup/Misc/Save option is only there for the convenience of
>    .jackdrc be in sync with the qjackctl settings. Reasons why this is
> not your case is not very clear to me.
> In fact, qjackctl just writes (never reads) $HOME/.jackdrc whenever the
> jackd is started under its control (and Setup/Misc/Save option is on).
> Be sure you're looking under the same user $HOME directory that you're
> running qjackctl. Check for write permissions, etc. You can try to
> remove your .jackdrc file and see what qjackctl writes right after that,
> if anything at all.
> > 2.- I use band in a box with wine.In demudi I found the way to make it
> > sound using midi through port conected to qsynth via jackd,but don't
> > know what to do to get this port  showed at the connect/midi tab of my
> > own compiled qjackctl- 0.2.18.I have compiled jackit-0.100.0 also.
> I don't know a thing about BiaB, even less about wine. What I know is
> that qjackctl only cares about ALSA Sequencer client ports. No matter
> for old-fashioned OSS (/dev/midi*) stuff. However, if that's precisely
> the case,q you probably want to know that ALSA's snd-virmidi module can
> be of some help here.
> Bye.

Thanks again ,I will see what can I do.

-- Carlos.

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