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Old 11-30-2005, 06:40 AM   #1
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Question no midi sound


hi, i was downloading some midi songs yestarday and when i played them their was no sound.

oh woe is me!

i used kmidi, and they did appear to play but just without sound.

i checked kmix and alsamixer, but the 'synth' bars were at about 75%.

i then checked in root to see if was a perms problem, but same thing happened.


any help is most kind

Last edited by edM; 11-30-2005 at 06:43 AM.
 
Old 11-30-2005, 07:12 AM   #2
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Which sound card?

Which sound system (ALSA etc.)?

Have you looked up your cards details on ALSA's list (SB Live's usually need a sound font loaded to play MIDI for example)?

Have you checked your volumes with alsamixer?

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Old 11-30-2005, 07:28 AM   #3
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yes the sound levels are fine, its only midi music which doesnt have any sound.

oh sorry yes its ALSA, using the emu10K driver. the card is an audigy 2

looking throught my kernel under: Sound>ASLA>Generic Devices

there are few MIDI options such as 'Virtual MIDI soundcard'. i havent any of them compiled.

or should the emu10k driver have its own support?

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Old 12-03-2005, 05:31 PM   #4
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You may have to convert midi data to sound data. Standard midi programs send midi data to midi hardware that plays sound then. Without midi hardware you'll probably need a program like timidity++ that takes the role of a midi device. gargamel

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