[icecast] Too many "too many errors"
dave at jetcafe.org
Wed Apr 4 18:00:55 PDT 2001
Let me explain more of my testing.
I take the same laptop (a cheap compaq). I point winamp at my icecast
server, which is one hop away (frame relay T1). After 30-40 min I get
stuttering and eventual disconnect.
I point same winamp on same laptop to random icecast server(s). It's
fine for more than 2 hours, at a higher bitrate even. (I am
broadcasting at 40kb, I tested rates at 96 and 128kb.)
Somehow, I must be doing something wrong. I've checked the OS (FreeBSD
4.2), the net.inet.tcp.sendspace (128k), and the icecast binary. Only
thing I can possibly see is "CHUNKSIZE" being set to 64.
> So I assume that you're computer is fast enough to do this without
> problems? Is it a dedicated machine? Does the source ever lose its
> connection, or just the clients
It's a win95 box, dedicated. The source never loses connection, and I
relay the source through an icecast relay on another machine. So:
line in --> win 95 box --> icecast (relay) --> icecast --> (world)
For what it's worth, connecting to the icecast (relay) above doesn't
exhibit these problems.
Dave Hayes - Consultant - Altadena CA, USA - dave at jetcafe.org
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