[linux-audio-user] Midisport 8x8 - firmware not loading; is my guess

Brad Fuller brad at sonaural.com
Sun Nov 14 17:14:48 EST 2004



Mark Knecht wrote:

>I would not presume to guess what Alsa wants. IT's rule set if far
>beyond my meager abilities. The file I gave you was suggested by
>Clemens. Who am I to argue?!
>
>The other thought that came to mind is that the firmware file you
>extracted from your MidiSport disk might not be right. Have you double
>checked that step? In my case I ran wine to extrat the files, but wine
>aborted before it finished. However the firmware files were in a temp
>directory somewhere and I was able to use them. How did you get yours?
>  
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just followed the directions. Got the latest from M-Audio.

>- Mark
>
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>On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 13:35:51 -0800, Brad Fuller <brad at sonaural.com> wrote:
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>>It looks like you added "index". I did read somewhere that index helps.
>>Is this still needed in these days?
>>I'll try it.
>>
>>I have read that the "alias /dev/.."  lines are no longer needed and
>>actually may be a problem if included. Sure would like to get
>>confirmation on this since it seems others _do_ add them. Anyone?
>>
>>I don't think it's a ALSA problem as much as the hotplug scripts aren't
>>running automatically.
>>Yeah, that's where I got the scripts too (just followed the ALSA
>>directions):
>>
>>http://usb-midi-fw.sourceforge.net/
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>>
>>brad
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>>Mark Knecht wrote:
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>>>Hi Brad,
>>>  I use a 2x2 here. I have a couple of differences from you so I've
>>>edited you file below to look like mine.
>>>
>>>  The firmware loader I'm using comes from here:
>>>
>>>http://usb-midi-fw.sourceforge.net/
>>>
>>>It says the 8x8 is supported, but that said, I seem to remember
>>>problems reported for the 8x8 version of this device.
>>>
>>>HTH,
>>>Mark
>>>
>>>On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 12:42:54 -0800, Brad Fuller <brad at sonaural.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>># --- ALSA configuration
>>>alias char-major-116 snd
>>>alias char-major-14 soundcore
>>>
>>>alias snd-card-0 snd-ice1712
>>>options snd-ice1712 index=0
>>>alias snd-card-1 snd-usb-audio
>>>options snd-usb-audio index=1
>>>
>>>alias sound-slot-0 snd-card-0
>>>alias sound-slot-1 snd-card-1
>>>
>>>alias sound-service-0-0 snd-mixer-oss
>>>alias sound-service-0-1 snd-seq-oss
>>>alias sound-service-0-3 snd-pcm-oss
>>>alias sound-service-0-8 snd-seq-oss
>>>alias sound-service-0-12 snd-pcm-oss
>>>
>>>alias /dev/mixer snd-mixer-oss
>>>alias /dev/dsp snd-pcm-oss
>>>alias /dev/midi snd-seq-oss
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>      
>>>
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