[icecast] Icecast2 / Ogg / oddcastDSP / Winamp2 Constant Prebuffering

Chris G Moguta chrisg1 at umbc.edu
Thu May 15 16:54:26 PDT 2003



Sounds like WinAmp isn't storing a large enough buffer, or Icecast isn't 
putting a long enough buffer between what it recieves from Oddcast & what it 
transmits to clients.

I've never had such a problem, though.  Could be your connection?

>===== Original Message From John Farnsworth <si at darkness.nu> =====
>Hrm, but it works fine (and the mountpoint is /dnumusic.ogg).  It just
>constantly says it's prebuffering.  It doesn't affect the audio output of
>it at all, it just never scrolls the songtitle/etc.  Just prebuffer, flash
>of title, prebuffer again.
>
>On Thu, 15 May 2003, Jack Moffitt wrote:
>
>> > Noticing a strange issue, i'm not sure where this lies.  I'm using
>> > oddcastDSP to stream Ogg to icecast2, which seems to be working ok, but
>> > using winamp (v2) to stream from icecast, winamp is constantly
>> > prebuffering, displaying a length of 0:01.  Is this a known bug in either
>> > Winamp or icecast, or a configuration issue perhaps?  I have a feeling
>> > this is Winamp, but I was wondering if anyone knew for sure.
>>
>> Sounds like you forgot to name your mountpoint ending in .ogg.  Winamp
>> assumes everythign is mp3 unless you give it a file extension.  It
>> ignores mimetypes.
>>
>> jack.
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