[LAU] Output all audio on other computer's device?
simonzwise at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 08:39:01 UTC 2012
On 26/08/12 22:44, Grant wrote:
> Can I output all audio from one computer on another computer's audio
> device? If so, is networking the two computers via ethernet and
> running jack with RT priority the best way to do this with as little
> latency as possible?
something left-field to try out if all machines are running X and you have full
control of those machines would be ssh - it can actually deal with devices and
forward them, though I believe this facility in X isn't always enabled by
default (obviously, for security reasons ... just because you let a user ssh
into a machine doesn't mean you want them to be able to listen to the
microphone!). You would want to set ssh to its least secure modes for this kind
of thing to minimise the security overhead, it has many relevant options.
I have not tried it, just read the docs a bit while looking for a similar
solution, but if both machines can be configured correctly it may be a way to do
it ... no idea if that would be better or worse latency than jack or pulse with
their various networking options. I would guess all options involve some
buffering, and it depends which system buffers the least, and direct forwarding
of the device seems a reasonable candidate for that.
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