Subject: Re: retry: NetBSD umidi driver shuns M-Audio / Midiman Midisport 2x4
To: Chapman Flack <>
From: Ben Collver <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/02/2004 10:37:54
On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 11:30:57AM -0500, Chapman Flack wrote:
> Also discovered the state machine in midi (not umidi) deliberately and
> brazenly throws away all system exclusive messages - anything between
> F0 and F7 just goes straight to the bit bucket.  So much for being able
> to use this interface to receive bulk uploads from a keyboard ... probably
> easier in the short run to disable umidi and write a userland program that
> opens ugen.

I eventually want to use a USB MIDI device with NetBSD, so this thread
is interesting.  Is it Linux's or NetBSD's midi state machine that
deliberately tosses all system exclusive messages?