[icecast] Re: streaming live mp3?

Gottfried Haider gohai at gmx.net
Sun Jan 11 07:54:24 UTC 2004

>> Is there a chance that either ices0 will get support for
>> from line-in or ices2 for streaming mp3?
>> I tried darkice, but this didn't work out with a decent sampling rate
>> my box (see [1])...
> as stated there, the issue is that lame requires more CPU power than
> have. no matter what application would call lame, it would still need
> the same CPU power...
but encoding a 1-minute wav file to mp3 (44.1 kHz, 128 kbps stereo, lame
quality 7) with the command line lame encoder takes just 24 seconds
(>95% cpu utilization, skips when trying with darkice), is the rest
really darkice overhead?

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