[icecast] Darkice and splitting left and right into separate streams?

Akos Maroy darkeye at tyrell.hu
Sun May 11 08:19:44 PDT 2003

Ethan wrote:
> Hello all.
>  Anyone have any idea what it would take to separate left and right into
> separate mountpoints on an icecast server? We are using Darkice on
> FreeBSD. Works GREAT (still stuck running old version because the new one
> bombed on compilation, but NO COMPLAINTS!)


>  I'm assuming this would fall in Darkice's hands because from what I
> gather it reads the pcm audio device and just passes the data to liblame.
> So if it read the PCM data in stereo and then split left and right and
> called two instances of liblame... ????
>  Is it a possibility? It would make my life SO much easier. We are trying
> to put 12 sound cards each into two systems to support 24 audio streams...
> it would cut the number down to 6, or maybe even one box if there is
> enough CPU power. We aren't streaming in stereo, all the sources are mono.

yes, it is a possibily. I'm short of time to write the changes, though :(


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