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Gez
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I found out that I get sound, but not music anymore, when using Eternity.

At first I thought I had solved the problem by removing midiproc.exe since Eternity then played back music again the very next time I ran it... But one the second time after that, music was lost again. And the presence or absence of midiproc.exe doesn't change anything now.

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Silly question, but, can you check to see if my build works too? It might help us narrow down the problem.

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Need more info:

  • Version of EE
  • Version of SDL.dll and SDL_mixer.dll
  • Version of Windows
  • What type of MIDI device is being targeted

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Gez
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Official Bifröst build, using the libs packaged with it.
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CRC-32: eternity.exe: a26a6fd2 SDL.dll: 6f1c3c59 SDL_mixer.dll: eb3a0bd


Clean install with nothing else in the directory.

Windows 7-64.

Target MIDI device type? I'm not sure what you mean. In the sound options the only choices I get for MIDI driver are "SDL mixer" and "none", and I am not using "none". I don't have any global MIDI driver other than Microsoft's standard wavetable synth (didn't install BASSMIDI or whatever, no dedicated soundcard).


Using eternity.exe, eternityMMX.exe, or eternityi686.exe makes no difference.

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I do get music when I tried the Amiga Demo Party mod, so I guess it's just MIDI that fails to play?

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I don't suppose you've maybe tried rolling back my change to the mus2midi module which adds in full all-notes-off events to every channel when the songs start, have you?

It's possible some non-compliant MIDI driver or hardware doesn't play nice with that. If so, I'm going to have to make it optional.

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I haven't tried to compile Eternity since AFAIK it isn't compatible anymore with VC++ 2005.

As far as audio/MIDI hardware and driver goes, I have the same bog-standard Realtek High Definition Audio that every motherboard has had for the last decade or so, and whatever MIDI driver comes with Windows 7 64.

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