Dave Phillips wrote:
You don't need to put the driver into the blacklist to force a
particular ordering. Just make sure that all driver modules have
correct "index" parameters in /etc/modprobe.conf (or whatever module
configuration file your distribution uses):
options snd-whatever index=0
options snd-usb-audio index=1
> I load the driver and firmware with this script:
In theory, snd-usb-audio should be loaded after the firmware.
> Can I automate this so I don't have to use the script ?
Put the script into /etc/hotplug/usb, and create another file named
scriptname.usermap containing the vendor/product IDs of the device.
The files I'm using in the loader for M-Audio's closed source firmware
are available here:
> 2. The firmware script requires a USB ID. Is there some way to have
The kernel passes the usbfs file name to the hotplug script in the
environment variable DEVICE. (fxload will use this variable by
> 3. More of a seq24 problem, but: When I start seq24 and load a
You could try "modprobe snd-seq-dummy ports=10" and connect those
ports by hand to your synths, but then you'd have quite unintuitive
> I'm thinking that it's much easier to redefine one device's ID
Currently, ALSA doesn't allow to choose/change the client number of
> than to redefine potentially hundreds of sequence patterns.
It would be nice if sequencers would support assigning ports by name.
The MMA has defined a meta event for this, but AFAIK nobody uses it.