[alsa-devel] MIDI support for hda-intel

Nick Lloyd ultrageek.lloyd at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 01:37:51 CEST 2010

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 6:34 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> At Sat, 23 Oct 2010 13:10:35 -0400,
> Nick Lloyd wrote:
>> Hi, quick question for the list.  Has MIDI support been implemented
>> for the hda-intel codec, specifically the sigmatel codec.  I tried
>> playing a MIDI file the other day, and could see the levels bouncing
>> around, but no sound whatsoever.  Basically, does the driver not
>> support it, or am I doing something wrong?
> The HD-audio doesn't support the MIDI playback in hardware.
> Everything is software rendering.
> Takashi

Thanks Takashi.  So to clarify, the HDA driver supports MIDI, but not
through the hardware?  So if I play a MIDI file, it should in fact


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