[icecast] another Icecast2/Vorbis test stream

Maarten Stolte maarten.stolte at veronica.nl
Wed Mar 14 06:55:09 PST 2001



Hi,

i tuned in, with freeamp for windows, version 2.1.0 on windows 98se, it
buffers, shows it's a 24kbps stream, but doesn't start to play.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-icecast at xiph.org [mailto:owner-icecast at xiph.org]On Behalf Of
> Dave Phillips
> Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2001 4:17 PM
> To: Icecast Mail; Vorbis Mail
> Subject: [icecast] another Icecast2/Vorbis test stream
>
>
> Greetings:
>
>   Yes, I've placed another test stream on-line. Thanks to the feedback
> from members of this list, I've taken a few extra steps.
>
>     1) According to DSLReports, my uplink today is 137 kbps. It may
> actually be a little faster, they say that Netscape's reporting is
> skewed (and I use Netscape).
>
>     2) Thus, I've prepared a set of Ogg files encoded with -b 24 to fit
> my available bandwidth. They don't sound very good (compared to the
> higher-quality defaults), but my uplink bandwidth won't allow much
> better.
>
>     3) And I've limited the number of clients to 4 in conf/icecast.xml.
>
>   I hope these preparations will help make and maintain some lower-rate
> connections. The URL is now:
>
> 	http://64.108.112.107:8000/shouter.ogg
>
>   Again, please let me know (via this list) how well or badly the stream
> comes through.
>
>   The music is just a bunch of blues songs I recorded some years ago,
> but it's more recognizable as music than what I had up yesterday.  :)
>
> Best regards,
>
> == Dave Phillips
>
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