[icecast] Problem with dual streaming

David Parker david at neongoat.com
Thu Jan 10 22:17:14 UTC 2002

On Thu, 10 Jan 2002 12:05:28 -0400, Moises Soto wrote:

> The problem is, if I try to run two instances of liveice at the same time,
> each one using a configuration file, the audio messes up and starts
> skipping.
> At first it seemed the machine could not handle the encoding of two
> streams at the same time, but making some vmstat statistic revealed the
> CPU was 90% iddle, and the I/O was acceptable.
> I would also like to know if any one of you knows if liveice is capable of
> handling two instances running at the same time, since that could be an
> explanation to the problem.

Are you running the same copy of the liveice binary twice? It creates a
kludgey tempfile directory for pipes, and the two processes could be trying
to use the same files. Try making a duplicate copy of your liveice directory
and running each one separately.


David Parker <david at neongoat.com>
Neon Goat Productions
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