[icecast] Aliases and re-encoding
alex at x3ja.co.uk
Thu Apr 11 12:42:09 PDT 2002
I only just joined this list, I did search the archives for relevant
stuff, but didn't find anything. Sorry if I ask some FAQs.
I have a couple of questions now that I have got icecast/ices/libshout
and relevant libraries all installed and running...
<p>i) Is there anywhere that all the XML tags in the config files are
specified? Or are all of them contained in the samples?
ii) The aliases feature that is in v1. Is that available in v2? I
want to basically proxy an incoming Ogg stream to people on my
network to save external bandwidth usage. if using an icecast
server here isn't the best idea - please suggest alternatives.
iii) I am currently streaming some local Ogg files. My processor is
running at 50% all the time whilst doing so, so I assume they
are being decoded and encoded and then sent. Is there a way I
can stop this happening? So they are transmitted as encoded.
I tried setting the nominal-bitrate to the same as the nominal
bitrate at which my Oggs were encoded, but this doesn't seem to
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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