[LAU] ALSA sequencer: buffered events (clearing them?)

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Mon Jan 27 22:04:01 CET 2020

Jeanette C. wrote:
> I wonder if the ALSA sequencer system buffers MIDI events or if it is my hardware.

ALSA can buffer MIDI data, but only as long as some program has opened the device.

A USB MIDI device might actually have its own buffer.

> can it be cleared?

amidi --port "..." --dump --timeout 0.1 > /dev/null


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