[linux-audio-user] Next question re midi
M P Smoak
smoak at mis.net
Thu Jan 12 21:19:43 EST 2006
On Thursday 12 January 2006 20:49, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 12 January 2006 20:32, M P Smoak wrote:
> >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.
> >> Lee
> >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.
> If you have kde, try kmid, it works for all that.
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