Opening a second instace of yoshimi in a yoshimi-unfriendly laptop creates a fully functioning yoshimi. This second Yoshimi creates an "yoshimi1" source to the Qjackctl Audio tab. The original Yoshimi can not be deleted - it stays there as a dummy instance.
Yoshimi config file
can not be edited using a text editor. How to edit the primary instance?
On 22.12.2018 20.27, Will Godfrey wrote:
On Sat, 22 Dec 2018 19:53:41 +0200
redu <reino.urala@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Any idea? Are these failing laptops faulty ones? But why thenIt's possible that yYshimi isn't getting the startup arguments. These days they
ZynAddSubFX plays well in all of these!
are not actually necessary.
See if this helps:
Start qjackctl, then yoshimi
In the 'Yoshimi' drop-down menu select 'Settings...'
Make sure 'AddSynth Oscillator Size' and 'Internal Buffer Size' are sensible
values (both at 256 is a good starting point).
Select the 'Jack' tab and make sure both 'Set as preferred audio' and
'Autoconnect audio' are checked.
If you want jack midi then check 'Set as preferred MIDI' otherwise it will be
Make sure both 'Jack MIDI Source' and 'Jack Server' are blank entries.
Click on 'Save and Close'
Shutdown Yoshimi and restart it.
Does that solve the problem?