[icecast] Multiple Ogg Streams

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Fri Nov 21 06:20:58 PST 2003



On Fri, 2003-11-21 at 13:02, Lukas Österreicher wrote:
> Hello
> 
> I've been playing around with Icecast, Oddcast DSP v2 and streamTranscoder,
> trying to get multiple streams with different bitrates in ogg format running.
> 
> The source I am streaming is from Winamp 2.80 Oddcast DSP v2 serving
> to a linux compilation (got it from CVS just yesterday) of Icecast 2.
> 
> I also compiled streamTranscoder 1.1 and after much trial got a
> not really stable second stream running. streamTranscoder tends to
> hickup the sound and crash however, and it does not seem possible
> to run more then one instance (got broken pipe then).
> 
> Can you tell me any alternative software that provides this functionality?
> 
> I read about Ices2, darkice and liveice but these dont seem to be able
> to take an (ogg-) stream for datainput.

ices2 will encode/reencode/relay to more than one server.

> Also, if you were to set up multiple icecast servers, how would you do that?

etting up different icecast server is easy, the question is are you
wanting a relay situation, where a slave icecast takes one of more
streams from a master icecast or are you wanting ices2 (or similar) to
send the stream to many icecast servers.

karl.

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