[linux-audio-user] MIDI on alsa with SBLIve

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Wed Sep 22 01:11:22 EDT 2004


On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 00:31, The Other wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 15:11:55 -0700, Erik Steffl <steffl at bigfoot.com> wrote:
> >    that's the one from soundblaster cd (that came with the card), works  
> > for me (kernel 2.6.5 with alsa, soundbalster live platinum), I use  
> > sfxload to load it (IIRC you need /dev/sequencer working).
> 
> Hello Eric,
> 
> I have a SB Live! Value card that I'm trying to find the sfxload program  
> for.  I'm using ALSA 1.0.4 on a LinuxFromScratch 5.1 system that I'm  
> building.  The references to sfxload I've seen say that it's in the ALSA  
> 1.0.4 Utilites package, but I can't find it there.  Was sfxload dropped  
>  from the utilities package and I need to find an older ALSA package, such  
> as the 0.9.6 version to get it?
> 
> I am successfully using the Sound Blaster Gameport/Midi adapter cable to  
> run a MIDI cable to a Roland Sound Expansion model (M-GS64).  aplaymidi  
> using the port 64:0 MPU-401 works fine with the Roland.
> 
> But I would like to also be able to use the port-- 65:0 Emu10k1  
> WaveTable.  For that I appear to need the sfxload program.
> 

You actually want asfxload.

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

This should be in alsa-utils, but it isn't.

Lee



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