[icecast] Helix into Icecast2 loopback
jmcharry at whqr.org
Mon Mar 22 22:43:38 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-03-22 at 14:17, EvilOverlord wrote:
> If I had to do this I'd stick two sound cards in the box, run the
> commandline realplayer on one card, plug a passthrough from line-out to
> line-in on the other card and use liveice to generate the mp3 stream.
> I would say you can do it with a Full Duplex sound card but you'll no
> doubt get one program moaning about the device being in use if you try that.
This makes more sense to me. RealAudio and mp3 are both lossy
compressions. Cascading them could sound pretty bad. Also, the sound
cards I have messed with appear to have high impedance line in feeds, so
you might get slightly better results to just feed them in parallel.
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