[icecast] Too many errors .....

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Sat Jan 18 02:26:10 UTC 2003

On Saturday 18 January 2003 03:39, Karl Heyes wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-01-17 at 15:15, Daniel Knoll wrote:
> > [17/Jan/2003:16:10:59] [2877:Source Thread] Kicking client 2877
> > [] [Too many errors (client not receiving data fast
> > enough)] [listener], connected for 13 minutes and 55 seconds, 5196648
> > bytes transfered. 0 clients connected
> >
> > I don't know how. The Client has a 2Mbit network Connection, the Server
> > (SunUltra60, SunOS 5.9) is in a Housing Center  and has enough
> > bandwidth!!!!! I use icecast1 with shout (compiled under Solaris/SunOS).
> > whats wrong ? is it shout ? or icecast? can any programer from icecast
> > fix this problem!!!!
> If the physical bandwidth is there then check to see if TCP flow control
> is kicking in.  Use something like ethereal/tcpdump/snoop to monitor
> the packets, check the TCP window size against the ping time. Email the
> info if you don't know how to work it out.
> If it is that then either the solaris send window or the client receive
> window is too small.

Or, we could go for a vastly less complex explanation - shout is known to not 
send at the correct rate. Don't use it.


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