[linux-audio-user] Next question re midi
M P Smoak
smoak at mis.net
Thu Jan 12 20:32:50 EST 2006
On Thursday 12 January 2006 16:11, Lee Revell wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-01-12 at 15:51 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > Greetings;
> > I have installed an Audigy 2 value board which is supposed
> > to do midi according to the propaganda.
> > Kernel is 2.6.15, with all revelant audio as modules and are
> > modprobe.conf-iged in and showing in the lsmod listing which
> > is quite bulky so I won't post that list.
> > In kde's control center, under sound, the normal, .wav or
> > .ogg based effects work rather nicely, but the midi test
> > seems to be a total non performer.
> You have to load a soundfont using "asfxload".
> > 'cat'ing a .mid file to any of the 0- devices is either a no
> > such device error, or returns silently in 1 second or less.
> That's not how ALSA MIDI works, you can't just cat a .mid file
> to a device node. Use aplaymidi.
Speaking of aplaymidi, how do I pause a playback, back it up or
just stop it, once it's playing. man aplaymidi tells me nothing.
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