[linux-audio-user] help with virtual midi?

Pete Leigh pete.leigh at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 19:50:34 EST 2006

On 06/01/06, bernie arai <bernie.arai at gmail.com> wrote:

>  [root at localhost bernie]# /sbin/modprobe snd-virmidi snd_index=2
>  FATAL: Error inserting snd_virmidi
> (/lib/modules/2.6.12-0.21.rdt.rhfc4.ccrma/updates/drivers/snd-virmidi.ko):
> Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)

I don't know about dmesg, but it seems the relevant bit in the error
message you're seeing is "unknown parameter", which would refer to
your "snd_index" parameter.

>From looking at virmidi.c in the kernel source, I think you'd want

   # /sbin/modprobe snd-virmidi index=2

instead (ie. just "index", rather than "snd_index" )

- Pete.

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