[linux-audio-user] midi won't play although sound works

Carlyle Sutphen carlyle at sutphen.de
Mon Feb 19 18:31:59 EST 2007


On Tuesday 20 February 2007 00:15, Brendon Oliver wrote:
> Well if you don't do it on the card, you will need to run a soft synth (and
> it doesn't look like your running one - try fluidsynth or timidity if you
> want to go that route), or else an external midi device (e.g. keyboard).
>
> Since you have one of the few cards which is capable of doing it in
> hardware, I'd use it (and I do - I have the same card).  Saves system
> resources which could be better applied to doing other things at the same
> time.

Hey, I'm game!

This is what I have:
carlyle:/usr/share/sounds/sf2 # ls -1
README-bank
ch12msup.bnk
default-2m.bnk
emu8m.bnk
setfx-sample.cfg
test.bnk
xgdefault.bnk
xgdrum.bnk
xgmap.bnk
xgsfx.bnk

I've tried loading a couple of the bank files but it doesn't seem to change 
anything.


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