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Old 05-22-2005, 05:25 PM   #1
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MIDI playback through midi keyboad.

I do not know antthing about this,if I buy a midi keyboad and hook it up with soundcard's midi port.
Then if I use kmidi to play back midi files,should I get sound out from midi keyboad?
Old 05-22-2005, 05:28 PM   #2
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There is no need to post the same thing 5 times.
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I believe it was accidental. LQ seemed to go very slowly for a few moments and he may have hit submit a few times to speed things up. I've reported the posts (with the explanation) and would expect them to be closed very soon.
Old 05-24-2005, 08:09 AM   #4
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I did not post this same thread 6 times(was written in closed thread section).
Apparentry that is not happened by mistake either.
Because ,some thread was posted while I wasn,t on line at that time.
But I frequently receive e-mail which is exactly same address as my friend but which he never sent,conteinment is sirius like I am going to die on sunday or something.
And more,he gets e-mail from my address which I naver have sent!
But so I am not going to post this kind of thread anymore! thanks.
Old 05-24-2005, 07:45 PM   #5
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ok i will accept your response even though i don't understand it and try to answer.

you didn't say what kind of sound card but if your soundcard cannot load it's own soundbank then the most common way to playback midi is with a software synthesizer (TiMidity++) timidity is essentially a midi to wave converter

but to you question if your soundcards gameport is supported by alsa as a midi port (snd_mpu401_uart)
then yes you can input or output midi through the gameport

use the command "pmidi" to see what's up
here is mine
(gary) ~  $ pmidi -l
 Port     Client name                       Port name
 64:0     EMU10K1 MPU-401 (UART) - Rawmi    EMU10K1 MPU-401 (UART)
 65:0     Emu10k1 WaveTable                 Emu10k1 Port 0
 65:1     Emu10k1 WaveTable                 Emu10k1 Port 1
 65:2     Emu10k1 WaveTable                 Emu10k1 Port 2
 65:3     Emu10k1 WaveTable                 Emu10k1 Port 3
and lsmod /modprobe will help you load the module if it's not loaded

alsa also contains a command line utility for complex midi connections called "aconnect" there is a kde version "kaconnect"

that's about all i can say without more particular information
Old 05-25-2005, 01:37 AM   #6
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Thanks,but "pmidi command not found(Konsole)-----Mandrake10.1 official".


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