[linux-audio-user] fst-1.8 triggers wine-preloader processes using a lot of ram

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Jun 22 12:51:02 EDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-06-22 at 18:37 +0200, Benjamin Fabricius wrote:
> Hi all,
> ive made some more progress on the madi vst server.
> now ive got following problem. i am planing on being
> able to run a large amount of plugins as i route 64 channels
> of audio i/o.
> fst seems to start a dedicated wine-preloader process for every
> plugin that is loaded. this causes my ram to decimate very
> quickly and thats one thing i dont have a lot of. 512MB - Ramdisk
> (running kind of an embedded system).
> after starting 15 - 17 plug instances there is none
> left obviously. is there a possibility of using only one shared wine
> process or does anybody out there know a different work around to this 
> problem?

kjetil's vstserver design works this way.

not totally sure what you're doing, but keep in mind that Muse put a lot
of effort into making this work reliably across many plugins. don't
expect to see this happen "easily".

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