[PlanetCCRMA] Sysex utility?

Frank van de Pol fvdpol@coil.demon.nl
Mon Jun 14 14:48:02 2004

On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 04:29:53PM -0500, Jason Balicki wrote:
> > Are you sure cat system > /dev/sequencer works? The OSS /dev/sequencer
> No, not really.  Now that I think about it, I'm pretty sure I used
> a /dev/midixx device to upgrade my Vetta, but that was back when I was just
> using oss devices.  I *did* try using /dev/midiXX this time, but I don't
> think those are the right ones.  (This is my first experience with ALSA...
> forgive me. :/ )  I'll experiment with the /dev/snd devices tonight and
> see what I come up with.
> I've got three MIDI interfaces (a usb 1x1, a keystation controller
> and the soundcards joystick/midi port).  Is there a shortcut to
> finding which device is connected to which port (/dev/ wise)?
> I would assume that I would need to shut down JACK in order
> to do this as well, correct?  Otherwise JACK is going to have a
> lock on the port.  Or am I getting it totally wrong?

OK, judging from your '/dev/sequecer' presumed you were an user of the oss

in this case you might be lucky: try the amidi utility:

"amidi -l" will list all your hardware ports

"amidi -p hw:0,0 -s file.syx" will send the file to your first port on your
first card (use the amidi -l)

Hope this is of use;


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