[icecast] ices bitrate encoding mode?

D. Anthony Patrick dapatrick at danthony.net
Mon Jul 29 10:49:53 PDT 2002



Yeah, it's definitely crashing.

I'm also getting crashes when I try to reencode at a bit rate less than 48000.  
This is without <managed />.

On Monday 29 July 2002 05:16 am, Michael Smith wrote:
> At 06:34 PM 7/29/02 +1000, you wrote:
> >I have got ices running with quality -1 (and on my roommates crappy
> > computer speakers it sounds damn near the real thing - better than FM
> > radio anyway)...
> >
> >I'm just wondering if it's posible to configure it with a maximum bitrate,
> > or a nominal bitrate. i.e. to use managed bitrates instead of quality (I
> > know it's a no no, but this is streaming!).
>
> Yep.
>
> I had a bug report that it was crashing though - I haven't looked into it
> yet. Might be only with mis-configured setups.
>
> Just specify (instead of <quality>3</quality>), any of:
>   <nominal-bitrate>value in bits per seconds</nominal-bitrate>
>   <maximum-bitrate>val</maximum-bitrate>
>   <minimum-bitrate>val</minimum-bitrate>
> along with
>   <managed>1</managed>
>
> Michael
>
>
>
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