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

From: Lee Revell <>
Date: Sat Jun 04 2005 - 23:58:35 EEST

On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 18:16 -0400, ross@email-addr-hidden wrote:
> 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!

Sorry, I think you're trying to bang a square peg into a round hole.

VMWare obviously was not designed for serious audio use, why would you
expect it to work?

Why can't you use Wine again?

Received on Sun Jun 5 04:15:05 2005

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