Newbe Question

gerard patel g.patel at
Wed Sep 5 12:11:11 CDT 2001

On 5 Sep 2001 13:39:20 GMT, Jim Turner <turnerj at>

>	Greetings,
>Can anyone tell me what to do about "Can't open MIDI device '/dev/sequencer'!
>(No such device): Load MIDI sequencer kernel driver !" ?
>Is there a way to do this without recompiling my kernel?  I have sound 
>working for everything else.  I get this message whenever I try to run 
>any M$-Office app, such as M$-Word.  Lotus Notes v5, et. al. work fine.  

Are you sure that you need to play Midi sounds in MsWord
and Lotus Notes ? Why not ignore this message ?
IIRC this message is displayed only with very old
Wine versions. I'd say to upgrade but Wine is currently
in bad shape for many apps :-/


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