[alsa-devel] Testers Wanted: OPL3 hwdep loader interface

Rene Herman rene.herman at keyaccess.nl
Fri Oct 26 20:55:19 CEST 2007

On 10/26/2007 02:37 PM, Takashi Iwai wrote:

> one of big pending patches on my local tree is the removal of
> seq-instr interface.  The only real user of instrument layer is OPL3
> patch loader, and I'd like to move this to hwdep interface.
> The patch below is to move the OPL3 patch loading to hwdep device.
> Two more patches will follow in other mails for alsa-lib addition and
> sbiload change.
> Can someone test whether these patches work?  Unfortunately, I have
> no hardware with OPL3 at this moment around here.

Working fine. Applied the patches against alsa-{kernel,lib,tools}-1.0.15.

rene at 7ixe4:~$ aplaymidi -l
  Port    Client name                      Port name
  14:0    Midi Through                     Midi Through Port-0
  16:0    ESS ES1978 (Maestro 2E)          ESS ES1978 (Maestro 2E) MIDI
  20:0    CS4236B                          CS4236B MIDI
  21:0    OPL3 FM synth                    OPL3 FM Port
rene at 7ixe4:~$ cat /proc/asound/hwdep
01-00: OPL3 FM
rene at 7ixe4:~$ sbiload -D hw:1,0 -4 std.o3 drums.o3
rene at 7ixe4:~$ aplaymidi -p 21:0 music/midi/jzz30xg.mid


If you need/want me to, I can also test against an OPL2 (AdLib clone card) 
but I assume that'll be okay?


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