[icecast] Problems streaming high bitrate over a LAN

Kelly `STrRedWolf` Price tygris at cablespeed.com
Fri May 25 02:55:38 UTC 2001

toad wrote:
> I am trying to stream various 320kbps MP3s across my 10Mbps LAN. Either locally
> or across the network, freeamp and xmms prefetch a chunk, then play it, then
> fetch another chunk etc. No continuous streaming. shout gets a lot of !s between
> its "."s when sending the file to icecast. Any ideas?

You're probably hitting up against a limitation of the OS with that big
of a file that fast.  Drop down the kbps (190kbps should be more than
enough), and it should stream ok.

"       .'  .'     ";# Kelly "STrRedWolf" Price -- WolfSkunk Designs
'     xX  xX  .'   ; #         http://stalag99.keenspace.com
'    "X  "X  X  .' ; #         tygris at cablespeed dot com
' XXXXXXXx.  X" .'  && 0;
  '"XXXXXX|    X   '&& 0;
      "XXX|   X"    && 0;
       'XX'         && 0; # This perl .sig under construction...

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