[icecast] About Icecast2 and Ices

Michael Smith msmith at labyrinth.net.au
Thu Mar 27 19:22:48 PST 2003

Pardo Juan Fernando <juanfer at juanfer.com.ar> said:

> Hi...
> I am actualy useing Icecast 1.3.12 with Liveice, and i want to start use
> Icecast2, but i have some questions...
> a) Is Icecast2 stable ? more than Icecast 1.3.12 ?

Yes, and 'at least as'.

> b) I need transmit direct by LINE-IN in my Sound Card. Ices support
> that? If no, what audio source client can i use ?

Yes, ices can do that.

> c) Can Ices mix Line-in and microphone ?

Ices performs no mixing internally, so unless your sound hardware has this
capability, no. ices can take data from external sources, though, so you can
mix in an external application and use ices solely for encoding and sending to
the server.


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