[icecast-dev] icecast2 transcode?

Štìpán Brož peacef at wo.cz
Mon Feb 24 15:21:34 PST 2003

Hello David,

Monday, February 24, 2003, 11:06:26 PM, you wrote:

> I've got a dilema. For months, I've been planning and implementing 
> a large project involving vorbis, ices2, icecast2 and wifi networking.

> The plan is to stream live audio from 10 Austin nightclubs during 
> the SXSW music festival this March.

> Well yesterday, it was made plain to me that I must also provide mp3 
> streams, since "it's an mp3 world."

> I'm upset about this because I cannot think of an easy or efficient 
> way to provide both formats using my current setup, and going mp3-only 
> really would deflate the newsworthiness of this project. (ok so I'm 
> media-whoring)

> Any ideas as to how I can offer both Vorbis and mp3 streams with 
> minimal reconfiguration of my existing setup will be greatly 
> appreciated.

> The setup:

> At 10 night clubs:
> 10 old Mac G3s running Gentoo Linux, OpenSSH and Ices2 (from CVS).
> 10 Wifi access points / antennas.

> At the 'net end of things:
> 1 access point / antenna connected to an Apple Xserve running Gentoo
> Linux and Icecast2 (from CVS), as well as Apache, PHP, and OpenSSL.

Try to look at http://transcoder.sourceforge.net. But you have to
change the source a bit. Search for "x-ogg" in the sources and replace
that with "ogg".


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