[ardour-dev] Midi device monitoring

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sun Oct 17 16:46:13 PDT 2004

>What I need is an effective way to monitor what midi device is what /dev/snd/m
>idi***  & hw:0:**and be able to "see" midi data flow as in the fantastic app M
>idiox for windows. It's a great tool for quick diagnostic work.. especially wh
>en you have mutiple devices/ports. I don't suppose there is such a thing ( I h
>ave asked a few times before.. no replies.) Ardour seemed to have got some dev
>ices mixed up this morning and was sending MTC out thru another midi-port. It'
>s a shame that there isn't some kind of midi monitor in Ardour maybe Paul ? Ju
>st a couple of "leds" somewhere ? 

bring up the options editor. go to the MIDI tab. enable "Trace MIDI
input" or "Trace MIDI output".

its not graphical - the trace comes up in the terminal window in which
ardour was started, if there was one. but i am using it right now with
rparker to debug MTC slaving.

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