[icecast] Icecast2 access problem
jimshep at mindspring.com
Mon Dec 3 20:24:16 PST 2001
Thanks (slapping forehead with hand). I completely forgot that my
upstream is limited to 128kbs. That would definitely cause a problem as
you have mentioned. For the time being, I re-encoded the files at 56kbs
to see if that helps. If so, I'll look into using a even lower
bandwidth streams. Let me know if you are successful using this lower
On Mon, 2001-12-03 at 18:20, Moritz Grimm wrote:
> > http://18.104.22.168:8000/example1.ogg
> I can connect, although listening to the stream is impossible. You're
> streaming at ~130kbps and I *should* be able to listen to that stream
> well, but it appears that you're upstream is totally overloaded. With
> your current <clients>100</clients> setting you'd need a 15MBit upstream
> to serve all those listeners at that quality. Reduce it to something
> near (Upstream-~10%)/Bitrate if you plan to spend all your upstream on
> I found 32kbps/mono/44.1kHz to be a great low-bandwidth stream with
> pretty good quality, btw. Unfortunately, it usually hovers around
> 42-48kbps which means that I can't serve more than 2 listeners reliably
> with my 128kbps upstream. ;P
> "They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security,
> deserve neither liberty or security" - Benjamin Franklin
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