[icecast] different play lists on different ports?

Hunter Hillegas lists at lastonepicked.com
Fri Jun 1 16:34:39 UTC 2001

Is it better to run multiple icecasts on different ports or several mount
points under one icecast from a performance standpoint?


> From: Jack Moffitt <jack at icecast.org>
> Reply-To: icecast at xiph.org
> Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2001 10:30:06 -0600
> To: icecast at xiph.org
> Subject: Re: [icecast] different play lists on different ports?
> For example:
> icecast isntance one, running on ports 8000, 8001, 8002
> icecast instance two, running on ports 9000, 9001, 9002
> 8000,8001,8002 will all act identically with no difference.
> 9000,9001,9002 will all act identically with no difference
> 8000,1,2 and 9000,1,2 will not be anything alike.  They will not share
> sources or anything else, unless you've explicitly done this.  (eg,
> sending the same stream to both servers).
> Running two icecast's on one box is functionally the same as two
> icecasts on two different boxes.
> Hopefully this clears things up a bit.

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