Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux

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To: Kevin Cosgrove <kevinc@...>
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Date: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 5:15 pm

On Mon, 21 Apr 2014, Kevin Cosgrove wrote:

>>>> Kevin Cosgrove, Apr 20 2014:

>> Did you try a USB<>MIDI connector?

No, your delta should work and if it does then there is no SW difference
between the delta and the usbmidi once you get to the ALSA midi ports.

> The last time I did this I used a Soundblaster card which had a

mine is an ensoniq (es1370).. same idea. Works with my kybd just fine, but
I don't have control surfaces.

> Now I have a Delta 1010 with MIDI ports. But, that's the only

It should work just fine. I am assuming you see the ports in the jack midi
ports(under a2j)... I don't know if you use qjackctl or patchage or other
gui for this or if you do it all CL, but I use qjackctl. a2jmidid should
show up in the jack midi panel and when expanded should show your 1010
midi ports. Quick test to make sure data goes through is to use
jack-keyboard midi_out connected to your 1010 playback within a2j... run a
midi cable from the 1010 midi out to the 1010 midi in... start a softsynth
(hexter or qsynth...or which ever you are most comfortable with and know
you can get sound from). and connect a2j/1010capture to the softsynth. If
jack-keyboard can play the softsynth, then the hardware is working and a2j
is set up right. Do check that you can change patches/sustain works, etc.

I figured you had already done a similar test because of what seemed to be
working from your other hw. midi is midi pretty much.

--
Len Ovens
www.ovenwerks.net

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[LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Kevin Cosgrove, (Sat Apr 19, 11:27 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, F. Silvain, (Sun Apr 20, 5:54 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Kevin Cosgrove, (Mon Apr 21, 12:16 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, , (Mon Apr 21, 2:30 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Kevin Cosgrove, (Mon Apr 21, 3:10 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Brent Busby, (Mon Apr 21, 11:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Len Ovens, (Tue Apr 22, 12:17 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Martin Peach, (Tue Apr 22, 2:08 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, david, (Tue Apr 22, 5:07 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Edgar Aichinger, (Tue Apr 22, 5:31 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Len Ovens, (Mon Apr 21, 5:15 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Len Ovens, (Mon Apr 21, 5:22 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, david, (Mon Apr 21, 5:14 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, rob, (Mon Apr 21, 3:35 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Kevin Cosgrove, (Tue Apr 22, 3:51 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Simon Wise, (Tue Apr 22, 11:23 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Kevin Cosgrove, (Thu Apr 24, 8:30 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Ralf Mardorf, (Sun Apr 20, 6:59 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Jeremy Jongepier, (Sun Apr 20, 1:42 pm)
Re: [LAU] MIDI hardware with Linux, Ralf Mardorf, (Sun Apr 20, 2:57 pm)