[icecast] stream sounds like poo for no apparent reason

Samuel Hathaway hathaway at munkynet.org
Wed Apr 24 12:09:54 PDT 2002

On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, Alex Walker wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 01:16:34AM -0400, jim wrote:
> > here at wkdu.org our minds are blown trying to figure out what our
> > problem is, we are using a dell optiplex gx1 with a soundblaster live
> > card. we are getting a nasty hum on the line in.  the thing is we plug
> > a cd player directly into the soundcard the hum goes away and when we
> > plug the line in into anything else there is no hum, so the question i
> > ask where is the hum coming from?  we are completely boggled.  we are
> > using the latest version of iceccast along with darkice.7.....if this
> > wasnt enough i have a a lit paper due tomm that has made my head hurt
> > on top of this......

Hmm, since no other audio sources produce a hum, I'd suspect the line from
your board or something, not a computer problem. We at WRUR (wrur.org)
have a really long run from the front of the studio to the room with the
servers, and there's a hum.

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