Re: [linux-audio-user] Re: VMWare for Music

From: <ross@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Thu Jun 02 2005 - 01:16:56 EEST

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 09:37:59AM +0200, Alexandre DENIS wrote:
> I tried various solution for MIDI. Bad results with OSC/UDP (bad timing,
> too much jitter). Bad results with KeyKit. Finally, I found a much
> better (no network) MIDI solution: I install a MIDI/serial driver in
> Windows, I configure a serial/named pipe in VMWare, and I wrote a small
> named-pipe-to-alsa bridge; this solution works, good timing, low jitter.
> The only drawback is that I get only one MIDI port (the Roland
> MIDI/serial driver I use doesn't support multiple ports), but I guess I
> may find another driver that supports multiple ports.

Do you have your Midi code online somewhere that I can use? I have
the VMWare demo installed and have it setup with Cakewalk.
Unfortunately, without MIDI, it's worthless. But I'd love to try
your setup - sounds smart!

Let me know!

Ross Vandegrift
"The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who
make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians
have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine
man in the bonds of Hell."
	--St. Augustine, De Genesi ad Litteram, Book II, xviii, 37
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