[linux-audio-user] puzzling ecasound error

Kai Vehmanen kvehmanen at eca.cx
Tue Nov 29 04:09:23 EST 2005

Hi Paul,

On Mon, 28 Nov 2005, Paul Coccoli wrote:

> ecasound is way too complicated for me.  All I want to do is open jack
> stereo ins and outs, load the LADSPA amp_stereo plugin, and control
> that plugin's gain parameter via alsa midi.
> The -Md:alsaseq parameter is apparently ignored, and I get some error
> about a plate reverb?!

the problem is that ALSA sequencer support was added to ecasound-2.4.3 and 
you are using ecasound-2.4.2. So you'll need to upgrade. Otherwise your
setup looks ok.

> [paul at localhost paul]$ ecasound -i jack -o jack
> -G:jack,ecasound,notransport -el:amp_stereo,1 -Md:alsaseq
> -km:1,0,1,1,1
> ERROR: Connecting chainsetup failed: "Unable to open MIDI-device: rawmidi."

This is perhaps not the best possible error message for the situation... will
be fixed in a later release.

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