[icecast] skipping at change of song

oddsock oddsock at oddsock.org
Wed Jun 25 21:57:00 UTC 2003

At 09:49 AM 6/26/2003 +1200, you wrote:
>I think this may be an oddcast issue but I'm not sure.
>I've been streaming for a few days now and I've noticed when listening to 
>the stream that at the change of every song the stream skips ahead 
>slightly.  It appears to occur when the metadata for the song title etc is 
>being sent.  For me this is a few seconds before the actual change of 
>track since I'm using the SQRSoft crossfader where a new song is loaded 
>well before the audio changes.
>Is this normal?  Perhaps it is due to the occasional buffer underrun I get 
>now & then and the stream wants to catch up?
this may be an effect of using the SQRSoft crossfader...try disabling it 
and see if you get the same effect...


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