[icecast] Problem with dual streaming
Robin P. Blanchard
Robin_Blanchard at gactr.uga.edu
Thu Jan 10 09:22:01 PST 2002
> In order to feed the two streams using two different sound sources, I've
> used the (not documented) sound_device entry in the liveice configuration
> I've set up two different configuration files, each one especifying a
> sound_device and mountpoint.
> In my tests I can run liveice using any of the configuration files and it
> works perfectly, feeding the sound from the corresponding sound card into
> the specified mountpoint.
> 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
> 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 appreciate if anyone can help me to figure out what could be wrong.
> 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.
Perhaps you can move the "sound_device" config option to an
"encoder_stream_set" sub-section? Don't know, though. I imagine the
resulting config would be along the lines of:
But I have no idea if the 2-5th lines of each section are valid
Robin P. Blanchard
IT Program Specialist
Georgia Center for Continuing Ed.
fon: 706.542.2404 fax: 706.542.6546
email: Robin_Blanchard at gactr.uga.edu
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