[linux-audio-user] Debian 2.6.14 alsa problems

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Fri Jan 6 13:54:52 EST 2006


On Fri, 2006-01-06 at 19:20 +0100, Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Friday 06 January 2006 17:16, Tim Howard wrote:
> > > >>>    Any other ideas?
> > > >>
> > > >> Just to verify:  you loaded a valid soundfont into the wavetable
> > > >> synth, and you're sure you're sending the MIDI command sequence to the
> > > >> wavetable synth?
> > > >
> > > > I have loaded the same soundfont that I use under Windoze, and all the
> > > > instruments show up in Rosegarden...  But still no sound.
> >
> > OK, I did a "cat /proc/asound/card0/wavetableD1" and discovered that
> > the soundfont wasn't actually loading!  I hadn't installed the package
> > containing sfxload, so my call to it was failing, and I didn't realize
> > it...   Bingo, now it works!
> >
> > > > It's
> > > > probably something ridiculously simple, since I'm new to this...
> > >
> > > S'ok.  You're right that it usually is something simple, but it
> > > never seems that way until *after* the problem is solved, when
> > > it's easy to call it that!
> >
> > <g>  Yep, it was ridiculously simple...  Thanks for the help!
> 
> Hi Tim. Could you verify something? I only use my Audigy2 soundcard, and have 
> the onboard card disabled with the jumpers on the MOBO. Do you still have 
> your onboard card enabled? If so, and you're now able to play midi files, the 
> fact that Laura still has her onboard card enabled, has nothing to do with 
> her inability to play midi files.
> 
> Glad you got yours working. Nigel.
> 

Don't use sfxload use asfxload.

Lee



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