[alsa-devel] Enabling in-kernel synch for M-Audio boards

John Rigg aldev at sound-man.co.uk
Mon Sep 17 21:44:03 CEST 2007

On Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 12:22:19PM +0200, Ludovico Verducci wrote:
> Hello all! 
> I'm developing a complex multichannel audio distribution system where 
> multiple linux boxes will stream audio data over ethernet and then 
> should play audio at sample level resolution synchronization. The boxes 
> clocks are synchronized over ethernet using PTP. 
> I need to keep in synch the audio board's clocks and I can't use an 
> external wordclock nor s/pdif. 

Won't this cause serious clock jitter problems? I don't see how the
PCI bus can deliver precise enough timing, considering how much other
data it has to handle.


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