[ardour-users] problem with connection to midi controller

Bengt Gördén bengan at sunet.se
Mon Oct 17 04:08:14 PDT 2005

On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 07:04:38AM -0400, Joe Hartley wrote:
> > Joe Hartley wrote:
> > > I often find that when I first start Ardour, then go into qjackctl's MIDI tab, the Behringer
> > > isn't listed until I do a power-cycle of the BCF.  Once I do that, I can see it and make the
> > > connections.
> > > 
> > 
> > thank you for pointing out this workaround!
> > Indeed, if I power-on the BCF2000 /after/ launching Ardour, I can make the connections.
> > 
> > For me this looks like Ardour (or maybe jack?) tries to (re)establish some midi connections,
> > but without success and thus blocks the 1st input port on the BCF2000.
> > 
> > Whould this be a possible explanation? Any idea why such a thing might happen?
> I think it has more to do with qjackctl not polling for the MIDI port
> correctly.  Jack doesn't do anything with MIDI, it's just a convenience
> that qjackctl has a way of patching Jack client MIDI ports to the devices.

I thought that the "refresh" button on the lower right side, in the
connections, was because of that.


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