[icecast] Winamp icecast streaming broken?

Geoff Shang gshang at uq.net.au
Mon Jan 20 12:01:31 UTC 2003

On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Ryan Underwood wrote:

> If I point the winamp client at an icecast or gnump3d server, it locates
> the file or stream fine, buffers a bit, and starts playing... but then it
> plays out the buffer without refilling it as it's playing, so it has to pause,
> fill the buffer again, play the buffer, pause, etc.  (Does that make sense?)
> So the winamp client suffers from interruptions constantly.  xmms and Sonique
> latest versions work fine against the same servers.

This is in fact a simptom of your second problem.  the data is being played
in half the time that it's being sent, hence the rebuffering.

> Also, Winamp seems to play the stream too fast, actually at about 2x the
> normal speed.  Is this a known problem?

New one on me.  Got a URL for the stream so we can all check it out?


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