[icecast] CPU loading+icecast 2

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Tue Aug 5 00:50:42 UTC 2003

On Monday 04 August 2003 20:31, Teneur MAxime wrote:
> hi,
> 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??

No, this is not normal. You'll find that CPU usage gets quite high (and memory 
usage increases moderately) if you connect many clients (several hundred, or 


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