[icecast] question about icecast & winamp & media player
Kelly Lee Myers
k_myers at kyxpyx.com
Wed Feb 28 11:21:43 UTC 2001
Oh yeah, one of the things I have found that helps is increasing the
streaming buffers on winamp to 128KB no matter what version it is. Seems to
like that and hold steadier then at 64 or 32KB.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Vander Stichele" <thomas at urgent.rug.ac.be>
To: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 3:08 AM
Subject: [icecast] question about icecast & winamp & media player
> It's been pretty quiet as of late.
> I have a question.
> I have an icecast server housed at my provider with a very good internet
> At work I'm using an ADSL line, which should be sufficient to listen to
> the 128K streams I'm sending out.
> However, when I listen with WinAmp, after about half an hour the stream
> stutters and stops. I can restart it and listen again but it will stop
> again as well. I don't think icecast is at fault here, but I wonder what
> WinAmp is doing wrong ?
> When I listen with Windows Media Player 7.0 (which seems to work with
> mountpoints btw), it can play for up till an hour, at which point it
> declares the stream has ended (how can it know) and stops playing.
> Why the difference ? What's happening here ? How can I make media player
> keep playing as well ?
> thanks in advance,
> <-*- -*->
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