[PlanetCCRMA] Can't start Timidity

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Tue Jun 8 15:49:15 2004

On Tue, 2004-06-08 at 15:30, Tony Upton wrote:
> I recently found my way to Planet CCRMA, and after a lot of research
> on the Internet and trying various things I seem to have everything
> working beautifully...except for one thing. I can't seem to get
> Timidity to start at all. It won't start as a normal user or as root.
> I had thought it might be a problem with the file permissions on the
> Timidity program itself - I had the same problem with Muse, but was
> able to resolve it by doing an "su root" followed by a "chmod u+s" on
> the Muse program file as suggested elsewhere on this list. I tried
> that with Timidity and it didn't seem to work. I'm using Fedora Core 1
> with the Planet CCRMA low latency kernel (2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrma).
> Any thoughts/ideas/suggestions would be appreciated.

How does it fail? Error messages?
Do you have the soundfont installed?
  rpm -q -a | grep timidity

-- Fernando