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slinky2004 01-03-2006 06:35 PM

playing midi files?
 
i've got a 2.6.14.5 kernel with generic midi driver compiled as a module(snd-virmidi). the module loads fine with modprobe snd_virmidi and some other midi modules that it must need are also loaded. then i try to play a .mid file with kmidi and it appears to be processing the file, but i dont hear anything. without the drivers loaded, kmidi doesnt seem to do anything when i try to play a midi file, so the drivers must be doing something. how can i get midi files to play? do i need to create some midi devices or something?

foo_bar_foo 01-03-2006 10:06 PM

what kind of sound card ?

slinky2004 01-04-2006 12:13 AM

an onboard intel card, i have an 855GM chipset laptop. i use the snd-intel8x0 driver with it.

foo_bar_foo 01-04-2006 03:08 PM

perhaps what i wrote here will help
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=398150
just ignore all the stuff about compiling timidity.


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