[linux-audio-user] Sending and recieving data between computers using JACK

Luke Yelavich luke at audioslack.com
Wed Aug 18 09:21:50 EDT 2004

On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 11:13:21PM EST, Sampo Savolainen wrote:
> There is no way of doing real-time processing over a network reliably.
> Dropouts and timeouts, packet retries are in the nature of computer
> networks. UDP is a very smart way to (try to) send realtime data through
> a network. If the implementation is at least average, that is the best
> performance you can get.

Yeah, I am well aware of this. All it is is sending a PCM stream from one
machine to another over a LAN.

> jack.udp is probably as good as it gets. If you have problems, use a
> larger ring buffer size, place the computers more close to each other on
> the network, reduce other load on the router(s) between the computers.

There is only 2 small switches between them.

I will give jack.udp a try. Thanks
Luke Yelavich
luke at audioslack.com

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