Re: Lost MIDI after upgrade to sarge
On January 25, 2005 14:03, John van Spaandonk wrote:
> On Tuesday 25 January 2005 21:41, Spongebob wrote:
> > Seeker5528 wrote:
> > > On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 07:59:13 -0500
> > >
> > > Spongebob <NadaSpam@adelphia.net> wrote:
> > >> My sound was working fine until I upgraded to sarge and got a problem
> > >> with alsa. I have audio, but no midi.
> > >
> > > For starters verify that awesfx is installed and read the readme.Debian
> > > file in /usr/share/doc/awesfx.
> > >
> > > Unless there is some odd problem that should give you all the
> > > information you need.
> > >
> > > Later, Seeker
> > sfxload chaos-12MB.sf2
> > No AWE synth device is found
> > Do I need to compile it into the kernel? Doesn't this come with all of
> > the emu10k1 (snd_emu10k1, etc.)?
> I have the exact same error you had.
> You probably know that with many cards you have to load the sound font into
> the sound card, in my case a Create live player.
> I created a script /etc/init.d/asfxload that looks like this:
> #! /bin/sh
> if [ -x /usr/bin/asfxload ]
> echo "Loading sound font 8MBGMSFX.SF2"
> /usr/bin/asfxload /etc/init.d/8MBGMSFX.SF2 &
> (I know it's ugly to stick the sound core file in the init.d directory...)
> The script is linked from /etc/rc5.d like this:
> /etc/rc5.d/S98asfxload -> ../init.d/asfxload
> This causes it to run just before kdm, my display manager.
> However, the sound card is not recognised properly.
> I get the following message in virtual console 1 (this contains the boot
> No Emux synth hwdep device is found
> I am anxious to know the solution to this problem...
I had to add the following line to my /etc/modules file:
Then I was able to use the hardware synth (after the sfxload). The results of
lsmod shows the following sound modules loaded as a result.
I had compiled alsa and nvidia from the debian source packages using the
Hope this helps,