[PlanetCCRMA] midi permissions

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Tue Feb 8 08:49:01 2005

On Tue, 2005-02-08 at 06:48, cc26@ohm.york.ac.uk wrote:
> > You should have permission. Probably "cat" is not the best way to test
> > things, try with a real program that sends legal midi bytes. 
> > What program is not working?
> I have tried - seq24 doesn't work (it displays "disconnected" where the menu
> should contain "Serial Midi 0").  Muse also didn't work until I set it to
> run suid root - which isn't possible with seq24 as it's a GTK app.  
> So ALSA doesn't use these anyway?  Will seq24 be using the alsa way,
> whatever that is? - could it then be a problem with alsa config?

Could be, what do you see when you do:
  cat /proc/asound/cards
  cat /proc/asound/devices

-- Fernando