[PlanetCCRMA] MIDI on PlanetCCRMA?

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Oct 12 12:31:45 PDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-10-12 at 13:41 -0400, Roger Dannenberg wrote:
> I upgraded an old PlanetCCRMA installation to FC10, but I can't figure 
> out how to get USB MIDI devices to work (I'm testing with an M-Audio 
> Midiman 2x2.) I found some old instructions, but "yum install hotplug 
> hotplug-gtk" says these packages don't exist, and I can't look in 
> /etc/modules.conf because it doesn't exist either. cat 
> /proc/asound/cards shows one sound card and no midi devices.

I think you need to install "yum install midisport-firmware", those
cards need the firmware to be uploaded to be useful...

-- Fernando

> On the 
> other hand, flash drives automount and open very nicely. Can someone 
> tell me how to set this up or point to some documentation? Should I be 
> using Fedora 9?
> Also, a note on Planet CCRMA documentation: I followed low-latency 
> kernel instructions here
> http://ccrma.stanford.edu/planetccrma/software/installplanetnine.html
> but the low-latency kernel crashed on my machine. I'm still looking into 
> this, but the BIG problem was that an install via Fedora 10 Live CD sets 
> the grub.conf "timeout" to 0, so if the kernel fails, you get to reboot 
> from the CD and figure out how to edit a file named 
> -boot/grub/grub.conf. (The "-" in "-boot" doesn't make it easy). The 
> instructions should say before "Testing the new kernel":
> As root, edit /boot/grub/grub.conf: Change the line "timeout=0" to 
> "timeout=10" so that you will be able to select the kernel you want to boot.
> Thanks,
> Roger

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