[icecast] Vorbis stream on-line

Michael Smith msmith at labyrinth.net.au
Tue Mar 13 12:38:02 UTC 2001

At 09:52 PM 3/12/01 -0800, you wrote:
>Just tried it, crashed WinAmp bad! I just grabbed the Vorbis plugin for
>WinAmp, it popped up a little banner saying ti was requesting /shouter.ogg,
>then the CPU started climbing until it pegged at 100%, machine almost froze
>until I finally was able to kill WinAmp. Not sure why, but that's what
>happened here.

The winamp vorbis streaming code is known to be extremely buggy and unreliable.
Hopefully that'll be fixed in the near future - for now, the only good windows
programs for vorbis streaming are freeamp (need current version, the last 
release had bugs), and apparently sonique (I haven't used it recently though).


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