Re: [ecasound] MIDI controllers...

From: Mario Lang <mlang@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Mon Jan 31 2005 - 20:57:03 EET

Adam Linson <adam.linson@email-addr-hidden> writes:

>>ecasound -Md:rawmidi,/dev/snd/midiC1D0 -i 1.wav -ei:100
> -km:1,75,125,81,1 -o alsa
>>However, if I start this a second time with another file and a different
>>midi controller number, it does not work. I guess this is because only
>>one app can open rawmidi.
> this does indeed work! you just need to use a different MIDI device,
> but you can use aconnect to map a hardware controller to two separate
> virmidi ports (your hardware messages will be sent to 2 virtual
> devices -- its like a virtual MIDI-thru, with, for example,
> /dev/snd/midiC2D0 and /dev/snd/midiC2D1 receiving the same messages
> that you were previously sending to /dev/snd/midiC1D0).

Very cool, thanks for the virmidi hint! Actually, now it even works with
the same device, i.e., virmidi seems to allow concurrent opening,
so I can launch both ecasound processes with /dev/snd/midiC2D0

That only leaves the broken loop behaviour, and mp3 support segfaulting :-)

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