[icecast] icecast newbie

Denys Sene dos Santos sene at cptec.inpe.br
Mon Jun 25 11:41:55 PDT 2001



    Thanks to All...

    Now, I started to use Ices.
    Thank you very much!

David Parker wrote:

> > but after few seconds of transmission it begins to fail. My mp3 files
> > are all 128 at 44. May be the bandwidth to low??
>
> It could be, is your listening client on the same network, or is it over the
> internet? How fast is the connection between the icecast server and the
> listening client?
>
> It also could be because of a known bug in shout. Don't use shout. Use ices.
> Shout hasn't been maintained for ages, and ices has taken its place (and is
> more featureful).
>
> >     Other question is how can I set a low stream to dial conections
> > of 56K with shout,  reducing the quality of my transmission to don't
> > get failure in transmission.
>
> Ices does this.
>
> >     I have problems with liveice that can change de sample_rate. I got
> > the Lame 3.70 and compiled it with sucess. I moved the binary "lame"
> > to /usr/local/bin/lame. But the liveice, with USE_LAME3 stops at :
> >
> > /usr/local/icecast/etc/playlist
> > 1
> > opening connection to localhost 8000
> > Attempting to Contact Server
> > connection successful: forking process
>
> Liveice is very picky during the startup phase. Make sure you have read/write
> access to the soundcard you specified, there are no extra spaces in the
> liveice config file at the end of lines, and your soundcard can support the
> sample rate/channels that you told it to use. Also try changing the config
> setting to half-duplex if it's set to full-duplex. If all that fails, try
> "rm -rf /PATH/TO/LIVEICE/.liveice_temp_files".
>
> David
>
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