[PlanetCCRMA] MIDI sequencer init problem (2.6.11-0.3.rdt.rhfc3.ccrma)

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed Mar 30 10:31:01 2005

On Tue, 2005-03-29 at 14:44, Brad Fuller wrote:
> For some reason, after installing the 2.6.11 rdt kernel, midi sequencer 
> apps report an error. For instance, Muse says:
> MusE failed to initialize the
> Alsa midi subsystem, check
> your configuration
> When doing alsastart, the "Starting sequencer" comes up fine with OK.
> (I did "/sbin/chkconfig alsasound on".)
> What am I doing wrong? Did I fail to init something?
> Maybe this is something:
> In Qjackctl, in the MIDI tab of "Connections" shows only the "Midi 
> Through". But, I have a Midisport 8x8. I know that it's recognized 
> because I physically see the 8x8 initialized during boot.

I also see this "Midi Through" label on the midi ports, must be
something new in the newer ALSA. 

> Here's my modprobe.conf:
> alias eth0 3c59x
> alias scsi_hostadapter aic7xxx
> alias snd-card-0 snd-usb-audio
> options snd-usb-audio index=0
> alias snd-card-1 snd-ice1712
> options snd-card-1 index=1 
> install snd-ice1712 /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd-ice1712 && 
> /usr/sbin/alsactl restore >/dev/null 2>&1 || :
> remove snd-ice1712 { /usr/sbin/alsactl store >/dev/null 2>&1 || : ; }; 
> /sbin/modprobe -r --ignore-remove snd-ice1712
> alias usb-controller uhci-hcd
> alias ieee1394-controller ohci1394

Looks fine to me, and you seem to have all the required sound modules

What does this show?
  cat /proc/asound/cards
  cat /proc/asound/devices
-- Fernando