[ardour-users] Jack over LAN?

Phil Frost indigo at bitglue.com
Fri Feb 24 08:37:24 PST 2006

On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 04:17:42PM +0100, Lars Tobias B?rsting wrote:
> "Alex Polite" <notmyprivateemail at gmail.com> writes:
> > Is it possible to have ardour connect to a jack server running on
> > another computer.
> This would require the jack server on your closet-computer to listen on
> a network socket, which it can't to my knowledge. In any case, you will
> not get very low latency audio support over Ethernet.
> > At home I have a fast headless server in a closet and use a somewhat
> > slow laptop as a terminal. It would be great if could run ardour on
> > the server but have it use the X server and the audio server on my
> > laptop.
> I think maybe a better solution would be to set up a streaming audio
> server on your Ardour-computer and make it set up and listen on a jack
> port on the jackd server, then make Ardour master out connect to this.

I don't know much about it, but there was just a post on linux-audio-dev
about a program called jack.udp that sounds like it could be useful for
what you want to do.

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