From: Florin Andrei <florin@an...> - 2006-02-25 08:43:41
I'm using LMMS 0.1.4
It's the PackMan source RPM for SuSE that I hacked a little bit so that
it rebuilds on Fedora Core 4.
I run LMMS as non-root, using ALSA for MIDI and audio.
I select which MIDI input to use with the track. The application will
crash sometimes if I turn on the MIDI keyboard after that. Other times,
it crashes not when turning on the MIDI keyboard, but when pressing a
key for the first time.
I simply restart LMMS after that and it usually works fine.
I was running LMMS as root, using ALSA for MIDI and JACK for audio.
I selected a MIDI input, tested it, it worked fine. Then I let my kid to
play with the keyboard. I think he probably also poked at LMMS a little
bit. Anyway, after a while LMMS was frozen, 100% non-responsive, sucking
up all CPU cycles. In fact, the whole desktop was frozen.
After a few minutes LMMS crashed and the desktop became responsive
No matter which instrument plugin I'm using, there are fairly loud
clicks when driving LMMS from an external MIDI keyboard. I think the
clicks occur at each "key up" event (when releasing a key on the
Other softsynths such as ZynAddSubFX are working fine on this computer
and do not exhibit any clicks.
I'm willing to do some troubleshooting but you'll have to tell me what
In any case, LMMS looks really sweet! It seems that it only needs to
iron out some wrinkles, otherwise it's nice.