[ardour-users] Observations on Mackie Control Protocol using a MCU Pro

Kevin Cosgrove kevinc at doink.com
Tue Jul 3 21:23:52 PDT 2007

On 3 July 2007 at 21:01, "Thomas Vecchione" <seablaede at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 7/3/07, John Anderson <ardour at semiosix.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, 2007-06-11 at 21:36 -0400, Thomas Vecchione wrote:
> > The best way right now to handle the mcu port is to define is as an
> > alsa/raw port pointing directly to the /dev/snd/midiXXXX entry. Last
> > time I checked, it's necessary to change it in etc/ardour2/ardour.rc and
> > ardour_system.rc as well.
> Unfortunately for some reason after having tried this, double checking to
> make sure it is in both mentioned files as well as ~/.ardour/ardour.rc, for
> some reason my ardour.rc still seems to overwrite itself back to the
> alsa-seq port. 

The files to change are in /etc/ardour2, not in ~/.ardour2
As you found out, editing your own rc files won't work.  Editing the 
system rc files will work.

> Not real sure why it is a good idea for it to overwrite
> itself anyways as a side note

I think that's been reported as a bug.


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