[icecast] CPU loading+icecast 2

gtgbr at gmx.net gtgbr at gmx.net
Mon Aug 4 13:04:27 UTC 2003

Teneur MAxime wrote:
> i'm looking at how icecast runs on a machine...
> And, i find something which seems to be unusual...
> In fact, i just wanted to see how much ressources
> Icecast2 takes when number of clients changes.
> I fand that memory (swap, RAM)and cpu'loading is all
> the same whatever number of clients ???is it normal??

Pretty much, yes. The amount of additional ressources a new client takes
is too little for things like top or whatever CPU/memory measurement
tool to reproduce. The "power" an Icecast server needs is negligible -
network bandwidth and CPU power on the source-client side are the
important things.

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