[linux-audio-user] xfst (no sound)

torbenh at gmx.de torbenh at gmx.de
Fri Nov 18 12:59:08 EST 2005

On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 01:20:32AM -0500, Brian Sturk wrote:
> >you need to use xfst -r for Crystal.
> >dont you get zombified ?
> >other things than this i dont know what is happening, looks good from
> >here.
> Hi there,
> Thanks for responding...

no problem :)

> Hmm, I tried the -r too same difference.  What do you use for MIDI input 
> into Crystal?  I am trying to use MUSE but maybe that is the issue (I don't 
> have MUSE setup correctly)?  Is there a more simple way to test that it's 
> working?

try vkeybd. its a virtual midi keyboard.

try some vst with visual feedback to notes. like albino2 or somthing.
the albino has a light which flashes when it receives midi data.

> Everything seems to work fine, just no sound.  xfst isn't even using much 
> CPU which is very good compared to most of the apps I've tried running 
> under wine.

xfst does not burn cycles in IPC communication. it only executes the dsp
code. and the dsp code of vsts is generally very good/optimized.

torben Hohn
http://galan.sourceforge.net -- The graphical Audio language

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