[pulseaudio-discuss] Controlling where module-rtp-send sends multicast packets?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Fri Feb 15 14:17:32 PST 2008

On Thu, 14.02.08 22:23, Matthew Patterson (matt at v8zman.com) wrote:

> Now for my question: This implementation obviously spews a lot of 
> multicast traffic onto my network. I didn't think this would be a 
> problem, but my router/ap/switch seems to crap out when it gets hammered 
> with all the traffic. Is there any way that I can specify which 
> interface pulesaudio sends its multicast packets on? 

Yes, it's called the "Routing Table" of your IP stack. Just use a
seperate mcast group for each destination. And then add routes for the
specific group to the right interface. 

Plese note that the RTP module doesn't deal with deviating
crystals. Might not be that great on the long run for the real Hifi

> Or even more ideally, can I disable all outgoing multicast traffic
> and just have the local loopback happening?

Hmm? This makes no sense. Why would you use mcast then at all?


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