[LAD] FOSS Ethernet Soundcard

Hans Wilmers hanswil at notam02.no
Thu Nov 26 09:29:55 UTC 2009

torbenh wrote:
> 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
> machinery. 
> 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.
Would it be easy to use netjack also without jack running on the network

/ Hans

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