[icecast] Problem with Streams > 160KBit/s

Thomas Vander Stichele thomas at urgent.rug.ac.be
Thu May 3 13:47:15 UTC 2001

> Hi,
> does anybody set up an icecast server delivering streams > 160KBit/s ?
> I tried that with liveice and shout but in both cases the stream stutters
> very much. So, I have eliminated the Net (stream to localhost), the CPU
> (P3/800 should be fast enough), and lame (can encode 320kBit/s 3 times
> faster then the wav has secs). So the Problem should be icecast. 
> can anybody please enlight me?

I have Icecast streaming 192 kbit/sec, layer II though.
It's at http://cleo.rug.ac.be:8000/mix

it streams out of a FIFO, and apart from the fact that the backend
programming sometimes makes shout crash for that, other than that it plays


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