FreeBSD Jack'd Up MIDI

Matt Olander matt at
Sat Nov 5 22:36:49 UTC 2016

----- On Nov 5, 2016, at 1:33 PM, Clemens Ladisch clemens at wrote:

> Neither Jack nor alsa-lib have a MIDI driver for FreeBSD.
> ALSA's "RawMIDI" interface is essentially the same as the OSS MIDI
> interface, but so far nobody has bothered to write the driver.

Thanks, Clemens! Derp, that may have been just the clue I needed. Once I installed a known working FreeBSD midi program that picked up /dev/umidi, jackd output changed to:
new client: midipp, uuid = 8589934597 type 2 @ 0x800813000 fd = 21



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