[linux-audio-user] Midi works with xfst and AmSynth but not with Bristol & ZynaddSubFx

David Baron d_baron at 012.net.il
Wed Jul 26 09:54:26 EDT 2006


On Wednesday 26 July 2006 16:32, linux-audio-user-request at music.columbia.edu 
wrote:
> This is strange. Started Jack, connected the midi keyboard via Edirol
> UM-1X and everything's fine with xfst and VST instruments, as well as
> AmSynth. But Bristol synths and ZynaddSubFx don't work with it..?
>
> Any suggestions to find the solution for this. Before this day
> everything worked fine.

Bristol does not support jack yet (soon, hopefully). Jack busies up the alsa 
device through which you might be play. MIDI can be "connected" through jack 
without jackd running. Action depends upon the program. Also, in many cases, 
when the program works with jack, you need to got to the jack "connections" 
and explicitely connevt the output of your program to the alsa device to hear 
anything.

Try running this stuff through Rosegarden or Muse and see if everything is 
working as expected.


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