[PlanetCCRMA] midi and hydrogen

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Tue May 24 09:54:01 2005

On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 20:56, Sean Linton wrote:
> hello there ,
> i am wondering about getting midi going on my machine
> I have tried using 'amidi' the simple cp app
> but alas to no avail,
> my command
>  amidi -p hw:0,1 -r  Rain Storm 1.2.syx
> has no results
> also when I start Hydrogen
> an error in the alsamidi setup shows as
> Hydrogen 0.9.1 [Mar  1 2005] - Copyright 2002-2004 Alessandro Cominu
> Compiled modules:  (Alsa) (FLAC) (Jack) (OSS) (LRDF)
> Hydrogen comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY
> This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
> under certain conditions. See the file COPYING for details
> [LadspaFX::getPluginList] directory /usr/local/lib/ladspa not found
> ALSA lib seq_hw.c:446:(snd_seq_hw_open) open /dev/snd/seq failed: No
> such file or directory
> [ERROR]     AlsaMidiDriver      Error opening ALSA sequencer
> [WARNING]   Hydrogen            [audioEngine_setupLadspaFX] m_pSong=NULL
> the drum machine is fine but there is no midi.

To get the snd-seq kernel module to load automatically do (as root):
  /sbin/chkconfig alsasound on
and then reboot or restart the sound driver:
  /etc/rc.d/init.d/alsasound stop
  /etc/rc.d/init.d/alsasound start

-- Fernando