[ardour-users] Midi port...

Jesse Chappell lists at essej.net
Thu Jul 15 08:13:41 PDT 2004

Florian Schmidt wrote on Thu, 15-Jul-2004:

 > On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 13:51:35 -0000
 > "gerard van dongen" <gml at xs4all.nl> wrote:
 > > Ardour either uses a raw midi device (f.i. /dev/snd/midiC0D0 or somthing  
 > > like this) or it can set up for an alsa sequencer port.
 > > The available options are in the config files, and the one used is set in  
 > > the option window.
 > > Clearly if it uses the raw device, another app can't use that device.
 > > So you can either set it up to use /dev/snd/midiC1Dx if card1 is  
 > > snd-seq-dummy or set it up as a sequencer client.
 > > 
 > > I had some problems when I had both enabled in the master config files,  
 > > but alsa-sequencer worked when I edited them so that it was the only  
 > > option.
 > > 
 > > Hope this helps
 > Oh ok, whats the rationale behin offering raw device access in ardour if i may ask?
Because that's what ardour has supported since the beginning.
ALSA seq was recently added (which is much nicer to deal


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