[icecast] bad buffering

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Tue Sep 2 19:21:57 PDT 2003



> My "server" is an old Pentium 120 with 64MB RAM ,a HD of 8G and an
> ethernet NIC.
> (I know it isn't much, but I'm tired of taking my CD collection to
> work.) I ripped the tracks in OGG format at 56kbps 22050 Hz Samplerate.
>
> my partial ices config:
>
>          <encode>
>             <nominal-bitrate>56000</nominal-bitrate>
>             <!-- bps. e.g. 64000 for 64 kbps -->
>             <!-- samplerate>22050</samplerate -->
>             <channels>2</channels>
>          </encode>

You will not be able to do realtime encoding in managed bitrate modes on 
hardware that slow.

You could try a quality-based mode, or (since your audio is already 56 kbps), 
you could try NOT re-encoding it.

Mike

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