[linux-audio-user] M-Audio MidiSport 2x4?

Chris Pickett chris.pickett at mail.mcgill.ca
Fri Aug 6 16:49:18 EDT 2004


noise floor wrote:
> Hello!  I'm new to the list, and only marginally familiar with Linux. 
> I've used Linux on and off for several years, but never for audio
> before.  I've compiled the kernal in the past, but never done anything
> quite so complicated as setting up SMP and low-latency, which I plan
> to.  My target machine is a dual PII-350.
> 
> I'm looking at putting together a system that I can run outboard MIDI
> gear from to start with, using either a Tracker or general-purpose MIDI
> sequencer.
> 
> I've seen the compatibility chart, and think I'd like to pick up a
> small M-Audio interface.  The MidiSport 2x2 is probably too small, as
> I'd outgrow it quickly.  The 4x4 is just about the right size... but
> the 2x4 is insanely cheap on some webstores.  Unfortunately, it's not
> mentioned on the list, and I haven't seen any mention of it in the
> archives.
> 
> Does anyone know if the MidiSport is supported?  And if not, how can I
> tell what chipset it has, so that I can guess if its even a worthwhile
> attempt?  Thanks for any advice!

Apparently so:

http://alsa.opensrc.org/index.php?page=USBMidiDevices

Feel free to write documentation and clean things up in the wiki as you 
figure things out during the installation process.

Cheers,
Chris


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