Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: January 1, 2000
aseqnet - ALSA sequencer connectors over network
aseqnet is an ALSA sequencer client which sends and receives event packets over network. Suppose two hosts connected by network, hostA as a server and hostB as a client. The ALSA sequencer system must be running on both hosts. For creating the server port, run the following on hostA:
sequencer opened: 128:0:
Then a user client 128 with port 0 was opened on hostA. (The client number may vary.) For creating the (network-)client port, run aseqnet with the hostname of the server:
:hostB% aseqnet hostA
sequencer opened: 132:0:
Now all events sent to hostA:128:0 are transferred to hostB:132:0, and vice versa.
Then events to hostA:128:0 will be delivered to hostB:65:0. The following command plays MIDI on hostB.
The multiple clients may exist simultaneously. If hostC is connected as a client to hostA, events from from hostA are sent to all connected network clients, i.e. hostB and hostC. However, only one connection is allowed from a client to a server.
To disconnect network, stop all clients before server by ctrl-C or sending signal to them. The server will automatically quit.
Takashi Iwai <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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