[Wine]ALSA and MIDI

Andrew Neil Ramage nrsc16850 at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Jul 8 14:46:43 CDT 2005

You are missing a sound font.  I know I need one for NoteWorthy 
Composer, but I keep forgetting to reinstall it after I have installed a 
new version of Linux.  You Might try TiMidity++ 


You can be the captain
I will draw the chart
Sailing into destiny
Closer to the heart

Closer to the Heart by Rush (A Farewell to Kings, 1977)


Ian Goldby wrote:
> Can anyone help me get MIDI working with Wine please? I'm on
> wine-20050628, which I installed with the ./tools/wineinstall script.
> It's a pure wine installation. (I have a Windows ME partition, but I'm
> not using it.)
> I'm using ALSA with Linux 2.6.x. I installed Band in a Box - according
> to the application DB this works under wine, and indeed, it does load
> and display the main window correctly. But it then pops up a message
> box saying "There are no MIDI output drivers installed."
> I go into MIDI Driver Setup and make sure that the output driver is
> 'Wine midi mapper'. Pressing 'Get Output driver info' reports "This
> driver outputs to the MIDI Mapper (in the control panel). Driver Name:
> Wine midi mapper. Manufacturer ID = 255, Product ID=1 Driver Version
> #1.0"
> Where is the 'control panel'? Neither the wine Control Panel nor
> Configuration programs have anything about MIDI in them. (All I have
> in Control Panel is Internet Options.) I have a .wine/config file, but
> as it says, this file is ignored in wine >= 200506*.
> I have MIDI working in the normal Linux environment - e.g. kmid plays,
> and pmidi -p 72:0 file.mid plays. I feel I must be so close, but I
> don't know where to look next. (I've searched the usual places for
> help of course.)
> What do I need to set up? Thanks in advance.
> Ian
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