[openbeos-midi] Re: Softsynth integrated (FluidSynth)

  • From: "Jérôme Duval" <korli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos-midi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 15:24:23 +0100

Hi Al,

Sure the fluidR3 is big but once it's loaded there is quality. It's
also a good test for real performance of the Haiku OS (disk, cache,
vm).
Finding a little soundfont would be better at least for older systems.

Bye,
Jérôme

2007/11/8, Al Elias <al@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> The sound of tumbleweed blowing across this list is deafening!  :-)
> Anyways, just conducted my first test on Haiku (real hardware) using the
> FluidR3 GM.SF2 soundbank included in the above download.
> It expands to a WHOPPING 141 Mb by the way. Still, I played back a
> couple of standard midi files using the MidiPlayer. I actually thought
> the system had hung. But being the patient kind of guy I am I hung
> around for a minute or so and woah!  Once the soundfont had loaded, both
> midi files played back without glitches.
>
> The  load on the (1.8 Ghz) cpu was way too high and it almost max'd out
> my 512 Mb ram but hey! Well done for this! Thanks!
>
> Al
>
>
>

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