[LAU] AVB on Linux

Moshe Werner moshwe at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 15:44:41 CEST 2021

Hi Brandon,

I think those Macs have an i210 NIC, which AFAIK is the only one that
supports AVB.
I don't use macOS either ;)

On Tue, Jul 13, 2021 at 6:11 PM Brandon Hale <bthaleproductions at gmail.com>

> Hello Moshe,
> Yes, sorry I should have stated that. I know the Ethernet port needs AVB
> support. I meant an Ethernet port with AVB support integrated on a
> motherboard (not on a usb audio interface). At work, we have computers with
> macos that are able to use their Ethernet ports to send audio through AVB.
> However, it seems like the software behind it is not completed and has some
> real trouble. Also, I don't want to use macos (I'm sure you could guess
> why!) :P
> If anyone needs testing, I have some AVB hardware, so I could run software
> to help with development if that would be helpful.
> Brandon Hale
> On 7/13/21 1:42 AM, Moshe Werner wrote:
> Hello Brandon,
> As far as I know in order to use AVB the Ethernet port needs to have
> support for AVB.
> So it would not be possible to use with a standard port.
> Other than that I don't think that support for the AVB protocol exists on
> Linux yet.
> I would be happy to be corrected though, as I have an AVB enabled
> interface (Motu), used in USB mode.
> Best regards,
> Moshe
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2021 at 1:48 AM Brandon Hale <bthaleproductions at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Are there any of you here who are using AVB on Linux, especially with a
>> standard Ethernet port? What software or hardware are you using to do
>> this on your Linux machines? I am interested in playing with it and have
>> some AVB speakers to mess with, but I'm not sure if it is even possible
>> yet, especially with a standard laptop Ethernet port.
>> Tell me about your Linux AVB success stories!
>> Brandon Hale
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