Status of MIDI?

Robert Krten root at
Fri Jan 6 15:02:11 PST 2006

mat sez...
> On Jan 06, Robert Krten wrote:
> > 
> > I noticed a lot of activity in this list; can someone update me on the status of
> > MIDI support?  I haven't seen any messages that indicate it's working yet, so
> > wanted to check in.
> > 
> > By "Midi support" I mean the hardware 5-pin DIN connector, not using the built-in
> > soundcard synths...
> > 
> > Specifically, I'm looking for support for this one:
> > 
> > 	none0 at pci0:10:0:        class=0x040100 card=0x80011274 chip=0x13711274 rev=0x07 hdr=0x00
>     Chances diminish if there's no sound driver.
>     What kind of card is it?

Hi Mat,

It's an ES137x-style card (some kind of old "soundblaster", I don't recall
exactly -- I'd have to open the machine up).
I had your patches from way back working on it circa 5.3i386, but
haven't re-applied the patches for 6.0, hoping that it had made it into the "mainline" :-)


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