Loading midi soundfonts on startup

ZIYAD A. M. AL-BATLY zamb at saudi.net.sa
Sat Sep 24 17:44:03 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-09-24 at 01:52 -0400, oliwally wrote:
> After reading these posts I'm still having problems to get the soundfont
> to activate at start-up. Starting it manually works just fine.
> I've tried all of these suggestions but without luck. I get error
> messages at start-up telling me there is something not quite right with
> the "soundfont" in modprobe.d (yes, I corrected the paths and inserted
> the actual souldfont name).
What's the exact error message?

> I'm starting to think that this may be the problem on my system. How do
> I find out what the modules on my system are actually called? I use a
> creative SB live card.
Try "/sbin/lsmod | grep synth".  But since your card is a Creative
SoundBlaster Live!, it's most likely the "snd-emu10k1-synth" module.
Give it a try and see if that works.

By the way, the line to put in "/etc/modprobe.d/soundfont" is just *one*
line, I'm afraid it might got warped by the mail client.

If you still have problem, just post here.  We'll try to help as much as

> -- 
> oliwally

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