[LAD] FOSS Ethernet Soundcard

torbenh torbenh at gmx.de
Thu Nov 26 05:36:07 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 08:34:53PM +0100, Karl Hammar wrote:
> Florian Faber:
> > Karl Hammar wrote:
> > > [..ethernet transports..]
> > > And we are missing an open protocol for this.
> > What is wrong with netjack? It's made for point-to-point and very
> > simple. You just have to solve the clock issue unless you want to lose
> > bit transparency.
> Ohh, sorry, I got the impression it was not ready. I don't mind being
> wrong in that.

may i kindly ask what gave you that impression ?
i admit that some jack versions in svn were broken for the LAN use-case
because i am focussing on making it work for wireless and
transcontinental internet connections. 

but the lan use-case it pretty trivial and doesnt need all this deadline

if you just want to build a network soundcard, and use jack on a
computer with that, its ready for 3 years now !!!

having more than one network soundcard, and keeping stuff in sync is
more tricky. it requires that you can control the wordclock on that
soundcard, and you need a special version of alsa_out.c 
which instead of resampling controls the wordclock frequency.

torben Hohn

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