[icecast] OT: OGG in the mainstream

Ross Levis ross at stationplaylist.com
Tue Jul 15 03:10:55 PDT 2003



Michael Smith wrote:
> Note several major things here: you're doing mono rather than stereo (I'm
> assuming that's what the previous poster was using). That's going to be
close
> to a doubling of cpu requirements.
> You're doing VBR, the other poster said he wished to use CBR. That's about
(at
> least on the simple tests I did) double the cpu again (or more).

Actually, I'm currently using 44100, mono, quality -1 which is using about
80% CPU (K6II-525), including Winamp which uses about 8% without OddCast.  I
would like to restrict the bitrate to 32kb/s for modems without going to
22050 samples but it looks like I will not be able to with this PC.

> Finally, the k6 has a relatively poor FPU compared to the P2, per clock.

Yes, but I didn't think it would be that bad!

Regards,
Ross.

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