[LAU] Maximum channel limit on jack clients 32 ?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Mon Aug 20 17:11:23 EDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-08-20 at 22:13 +0200, Winfried Ritsch wrote:
> Hello,
> Maybe I just not a master googler, but I didnt find any answer why qjackctl 
> limits  maximum of input or output channels to 32. Also PD has this limit 
> compiled in and so on, but jackd starts with 64 channels with my MADI-card ?
> Is there a technical reason or can I just remove the limits in the code ?
> Its not so bad becaused I always used alsa-only before, but I just want give 
> jack a try.
> BTW, I also would suggest that if a limit is needed, it should be 256 channels 
> (4 MADI-Cards) I thinks its the maximum you can do nowaday with linux, but if 
> there is the rule of computer speed, so I can think, this count will double 
> each 2 years, so to be save for next 4 years we need 1024 channels limit.

You can get more than 200 channels on a single ethernet Cat5 ....

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