Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Running 2 soundcards...One Delta1010LT for Jack audio, SBlive5.1 for midi??
From: John Check (j4strngs_AT_bitless.net)
Date: Sat Jul 31 2004 - 03:19:32 EEST
On Friday 30 July 2004 05:27 pm, Russell Hanaghan wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-07-30 at 14:03, Andrew Dahlin wrote:
> > On Fri, 30 Jul 2004 12:23:06 -0700
> > Russell Hanaghan <hanaghan_AT_starband.net> wrote:
> > > Have a question...
> > >
> > > I'm trying to move ever towards eliminating Winblows. I have to come up
> > > with a *bullet proof* method of running a solid midi seq alongside the
> > > Delta for my fx and live audio processing.
> > >
> > > None of the midi apps out there seem to work very well with softsynths
> > > used for the GM instrument set. Fluidsynth, etc has it's issues and so
> > > on. I don't own any hardware modules and don't want to if I dont have
> > > to. I have been using Roland Virtual sound canvas, Yamaha sy-xg,
> > > wingroove, Edirol Hypercanvas, etc on Win XP with Sonar for this
> > > function and it works well.
> > >
> > > I'm wondering, how might I run a SBlive next to the Delta and not have
> > > them conflict. I guess I would have to run the SBlive in the OSS layer?
> > > Then suffer from realtime issues again? Point being in previous
> > > experimentation, the SBlive with a sound font loaded, at least behaves
> > > more like an actual piece of hardware...It might play a little nicer
> > > with Muse or Rosegarden...
> > >
> > > R~
> > i have my onboard sound card (ens1371) running at the same time as my
> > audiophile card. both are using alsa and i run jack ontop of my
> > audiophile. it's pretty easy to do and i'm not sure why more people don't
> > do it.
> > --Andrew
> So the second card just has access direct to the alsa drivers but does
> not affect Jack's operation at all on the other?
IIRC you'd pass the virtual soundcard to jack as the device option.
My Ouija board says the audio is interleaved.
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