[icecast] chopped audio problem

Arvid Gregersen arvid at playrec.dk
Tue Mar 27 08:41:33 PST 2001



I do use metadate since i need people to see the titles.
I use livecast in mixer mode.
The chopping starts right away
I don't use VBR (I commented it out at least). The mp3's are made with XING audiocatalyst (for windows) so I don't really know. Sorry.

Arvid

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Jack Moffitt <jack at icecast.org>
To: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2001 7:26 PM
Subject: Re: [icecast] chopped audio problem

> Does this happen at the beginning, or always after 30 seconds, or what?
> Are you using shout?  Are these VBR files?  Do you have use_metadata
> turned on in the icecast config?
> 
> jack.
> 
> > I use liveice/icecast on a linux box redhat 6 (2.2.18) and my problem is that the streamed audio gets chopped -on the LAN!!! The audio is encoded in 32kbps and I have a 512kbps/512kbps connection, so it should be enough to stream several connections at once. It sounds just like when a cd gets dirty or scracthed on the back. Anyway, it seems to go away if you can endure the terrible sound for a while, or you restart winamp. F. ex. suddenly it would work on 1 client and then I try another client which then has the same problem. Irritating. What can I do to make it work from the beginning? 
> 
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