[linux-audio-user] Midi Woes

Clemens Ladisch cladisch at fastmail.net
Mon Nov 6 05:01:58 EST 2006

Chip VanDan wrote:
> I have an old-style MIDI cable, one with a joystick plug on the end
> and a MIDI in and a MIDI out on the other end, which to the best of my
> knowledge is hooked up properly.
> Error inserting snd_mpu401: No such device

Using a gameport-MIDI interface with a gameport on the motherboard
should work automatically if the MIDI port is enabled in the BIOS setup
and if ACPI is enabled.  Without ACPI, you have to specify port address
and interrupt manually, as in:

modprobe snd-mpu401 port=0x330 irq=10

(however, look up the actual values in the BIOS setup)


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