New USB MIDI driver for FreeBSD

Hans Petter Selasky hselasky at
Mon Aug 28 07:38:36 UTC 2006

On Monday 28 August 2006 08:03, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at> (from Sun, 27 Aug 2006
> 17:19:22 +0200):
> > Hi,
> >
> > During the past week I have been working on USB MIDI support for FreeBSD.
> > I choose the simplest approach, and that was to create a raw/direct MIDI
> > device. I have created a user-land library called "umidi20" that will do
> > the low-level sequencing / timing stuff.
> Is libumidi20 something which only can be used with USB MIDI, or would
> it be useful for other MIDI stuff too? I don't own any MIDI stuff, so
> I just ask out of curiosity.

It can be used with any MIDI stuff, as long as there is a raw interface.


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