Re: SB AWE32 PnP, no midi
firstname.lastname@example.org (Matt Garman) writes:
| I have a Sound Blaster AWE 32 Plug'n'Play soundcard. I cannot get it
| to play midi!
| I am using the SB awe 32 drivers (that you patch into the kernel).
| I've got my /etc/isapnp.conf file (for isapnptools) working
| well-enough that my card works for "normal" sound duties
| (i.e. anything non-midi).
| I do have the /dev/midi files created.
| The following is the contents of /dev/sndstat
| Card config:
| Sound Blaster at 0x220 irq 7 drq 1,5
| (SB MPU-401 irq 1 drq 0) ************
| OPL-2/OPL-3 FM at 0x388 drq 0
| The line I highlighted with the "********" is of interest, I think. I
| read on a dejanews article that being in parenthesis means the "SB
| MPU..." actually wasn't found.
I think you're wrong there. Mine looks exactly the same and I don't
have any problem playing MIDI.
| The article also suggested that I use
| the same irq for my wavetable that I do for my soundcard. But how do
| I specify this?
Don't know but I don't think you need to change it. Read on...
| My /etc/isapnp.conf file is as follows:
Looks fine to me. Very similiar to my own, with the major exception
being I'm using IRQ 5.
| Any help?
I suspect you just haven't loaded the synth up. Do the following and
then try MIDI (via drvmidi) again:
I have the line above in a script that gets run at boot time, i.e., I
have a script /etc/init.d/sound that performs the operation above and
then I link to it from the appropriate /etc/rc#.d directories (where,
in my case, # is 2 and 3).