Subject: Re: mpu* at foo?
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/22/2001 21:42:39
Andrew Brown wrote:

> >IIRC, old SoundBlasters use a different (than mpu) method for talking to the MIDI
> >port, so you get a different MIDI attachment.
> so it's "normal"?  if it is, it's weird.  with that particular midi
> attachment, i get three:
> sb0 at isa0 port 0x220-0x237 irq 5 drq 1: dsp v3.01
> audio0 at sb0: half duplex, mmap, independent
> midi0 at sb0: SB MIDI UART
> opl0 at sb0: model OPL3
> midi1 at opl0: SB Yamaha OPL3
> pcppi0 at isa0 port 0x61
> midi2 at pcppi0: PC speaker
> spkr0 at pcppi0
> sysbeep0 at pcppi0

You get three, as you should.  One beeps your bell (midi2 at pcppi0), one
uses your FM synth (midi1 at opl0) and one drives the external MIDI
port where you hook up an external synth (midi0 at sb0).  You get the last
one even if your laptop doesn't have the physical connector. :)

    -- Lennart