Music on Earthsiege 2

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Music on Earthsiege 2

Post by Akira » Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:01 pm

The music during gameplay cuts out and doesn't start again, anyone know how to fix this?(Hooray for a tech problem each day this week!)
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Re: Music on Earthsiege 2

Post by Collector » Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:01 pm

Check to that _inmm was installed.
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Re: Music on Earthsiege 2

Post by Akira » Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:05 pm

It doesn't appear to have been. I installed it from the disc itself, rather than an installer.
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Re: Music on Earthsiege 2

Post by Collector » Sun Jun 01, 2014 8:50 pm

That is why I use _inmm in the installer because of issues with CD audio on modern Windows.
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Re: Music on Earthsiege 2

Post by Akira » Sun Jun 01, 2014 11:03 pm

The installer worked, but was still flagged as a virus, but out of curiousity, what IS _inmmserv?
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Re: Music on Earthsiege 2

Post by Collector » Mon Jun 02, 2014 2:33 am

_inmm is a utility that allows games that use CD audio to use ripped and compressed tracks instead of the actual CDA tracks. Not only does this allow CD-less play with music, it is a work around for certain compatibility problems with games that rely on MSCDEX ,analog or older ASPI interfaces. These issues can lead to no CD audio, stuttering and other problems with in game music. It makes ES2 music work perfectly on my machine. The problem is that my machine is only one possible configuration, so YMMV.
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Re: Music on Earthsiege 2

Post by Akira » Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:54 pm

Well it works on my machine, the sound goes out sometimes, but that isn't a major annoyance, just restart the current mission and sound is back.
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Re: Music on Earthsiege 2

Post by Collector » Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:56 pm

Perhaps what you are noticing is that the track do not loop, so when the track ends the music stops.
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Re: Music on Earthsiege 2

Post by Akira » Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:20 pm

No, what I mean is that there's no voices, no gunfire, no HERC stomps, but it's not that big of an issue, I could run the diagnostic tool and post it here if you want.
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Re: Music on Earthsiege 2

Post by Collector » Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:28 pm

I have not had it cut out on my PC. Attach a diagnostic log here if you wish, but I suspect that it is most likely something specific to your PC.
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