[icecast] Problem with Streams > 160KBit/s

Peter Jönsson mindjiver at swipnet.se
Fri May 4 03:12:01 PDT 2001



At 11:16 2001-05-03 +0200, you wrote:
>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.

Have you tried to change the sleep_ratio value in the icecast.conf file to 0?
I hade to change that to stop the stuttering when streaming 320Kbit/s mp3
over my local 10Mbit LAN.

Im using ices-0.0.1.beta5 and icecast Version 1.3.8.beta2. This is running
on a P2 266 with 64MB RAM under Debian 2.2.

One question also... Do someone have crossfading working with ices/icecast
or is that only possible if you use a plugin to xmms/winamp/whatever and use
that as a source for icecast?

// peter jönsson

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