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 run-
ning on both hosts. For creating the server port, run the following on
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
The ports created by aseqnet can be connected arbitrary to other
sequencer ports via aconnect(1). For example, to connect hostB:132:0
to a MIDI output device 65:0:
hostB% aconnect 132:0 65:0
Then events to hostA:128:0 will be delivered to hostB:65:0. The fol-
lowing command plays MIDI on hostB.
hostA% pmidi -p 128:0 foo.mid
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.
Specify the TCP port number or TCP service name.
Subscribe to the given address for read automatically.
Subscribe to the given address for write automatically.
-v Verbose mode.
Takashi Iwai <email@example.com>.
January 1, 2000 aseqnet(1)
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