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

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Sat Jan 7 06:53:27 EST 2006

Pete Leigh hat gesagt: // Pete Leigh wrote:

> 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" )

That's right, you can also get this information with "/sbin/modinfo
snd-virmidi". Maybe Bernie was following my Virmidi-HOWTO, which still
had the old syntax. I fixed this mistake now in the version of the
HOWTO on my site: http://footils.org/cms/show/24 (plus some other
small fixes...)

 Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__

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