[icecast] Aliases and re-encoding
msmith at labyrinth.net.au
Thu Apr 11 16:40:39 PDT 2002
At 08:42 PM 4/11/02 +0100, you wrote:
>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...
>i) Is there anywhere that all the XML tags in the config files are
> specified? Or are all of them contained in the samples?
I think they're all in the examples at the moment. Full documentation
will follow at some point.
>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.
Not in version 2 yet. I don't know of any alternatives at the moment.
>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
> affect behaviour.
Are you using ices2? If so, turn reencoding off. One of the sample
config files turns it on for one of the two streams it sends - DO
NOT use the config files without significant modifications, they're
examples, not ready-to-use configs.
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