[alsa-devel] How to add a new MIDI device to the usbaudio driver

Daniel Mack zonque at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 12:54:36 CEST 2011

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 12:52 PM, Kristian Amlie <kristian at amlie.name> wrote:
> I have just received a new MIDI instrument (Starr Labs Z7S) which is not
> recognized by the kernel, and I'd like to add support for it. I'm hoping
> that it uses a standard MIDI interface and it's just a matter of adding
> the correct entry in the table of devices.
> I have tried to add an entry to sound/usb/usbquirks.h
> (sound/usb/quirks-table.h in later kernels), but so far I haven't
> succeeded. Is there any documentation for how to do this, and which
> options to use? Google hasn't really turned up anything...

The USB descriptors should give us a hint. Can you send your "lsusb
-v" output, please?


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