[icecast] my icecast problem
Kelly Lee Myers
k_myers at kyxpyx.com
Wed Feb 28 19:01:36 UTC 2001
And just what exactly is an optimized sized packet? I need numbers in
I want control over it for a very specific reason.
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From: "Sean /The RIMBoy/" <sean at rimboy.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 8:31 AM
Subject: Re: [icecast] my icecast problem
> On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Kelly Lee Myers wrote:
> > In addition is there a way to set the size of the outgoing packets or is
> > that completely handled by the stack and not icecast itself. Forgive me
> > that sounds stupid, but I didn't really get that deep into icecast
> > configuration.
> You can... but...
> Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but you want to look at the MTU for your
> However, you'll probably see little if any difference and you may effect
> performance for not only you, but your router(s) and that in turn would
> effect your listeners. Unless you have control over the routers and know
> what type of topology the upstream connect runs (FDDI, ATM, etc) then
> there is really no point in playing with the packet size. Most OS's by
> default are already using optimized packet sizes.
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