what happened to /dev/snd/seq

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what happened to /dev/snd/seq

Post#1 by johnnyO » 14 Feb 2017, 04:02

Something happened to it in the new release. It was there in 3.1 by default.

I looked for a missing alsa package module to load, or maybe the right kernel module to load. Nothing jumps out.

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Re: what happened to /dev/snd/seq

Post#2 by Bogomips » 14 Feb 2017, 10:26

^ All PulseAudio now. However PulseAudio will honour Alsa requets AFAIK.
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Re: what happened to /dev/snd/seq

Post#3 by johnnyO » 15 Feb 2017, 09:27

Pulseaudio? I kind of thought pulseaudio sat on top on alsa so to speak. In this new 3.2.2, alsa still exists. I am not really sure what you mean.

Really, it's fluidsynth I am trying to use with jack audio. Without /dev/snd/seq, fluidsynth can't run as a system-wide midi device. And jack's midi capability has been crippled.

Johnny

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Re: what happened to /dev/snd/seq

Post#4 by burdi01 » 15 Feb 2017, 10:16

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Re: what happened to /dev/snd/seq

Post#5 by johnnyO » 15 Feb 2017, 10:48

Hey thanks for the help everyone.

I do see that pulseaudio is now part of slackware. That is new.

Guess though, I found my problem... I thought I looked at this simple solution but i was hasty.

The kernel doesn't have the snd-seq built in so I had to install the module:
As root,

/sbin/modprobe snd-seq

brings back the sequencer device.

JohnnyO

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