[Icecast] ices-kh dropping jack ports unexpectedly

EvilOverlord eviloverlord at imux.net
Mon Oct 18 15:15:44 UTC 2004

Andy Baxter wrote:
> I've been having a problem where ices-kh (the jack'ified version)
> disconnects from its jack input source unexpectedly. This happens mainly
> while other jack clients are being started/stopped, or
> connected/disconnected, but also at other times (e.g. switching between
> different X sessions). I'm planning to do a bit more work on tuning up the
> jack setup to see if I can get rid of the problem that way, but it would
> be good to know in the meantime if this is a known bug, and whether there
> is anything I can do about it.
> It happened just now when I connected two other jack sources. There were
> two xruns at the same time, of 0.8 and 1.8 msecs, so I'm guessing this
> happens when there is an xrun. I've tried increasing the client timeout to
> 1000 msec, but this doesn't help. I can't increase the buffer size any
> more - it's at 2048 and increasing it to 4096 stops ices from starting at
> all.
> The setup I'm working with is an ecasound session relaying audio between
> its input and output ports, with its output connected to all the ices
> clients for the different streams we're running. Then I'm
> switching the ecasound input between different stream sources (line in,
> recorded audio, http relay etc.) I want to be able to do this switching
> without breaking the stream, which is why I've set things up this way.

This sounds like an incredible amount of effort when all you need is a 4 
channel mixing desk and a live encoder...

Is that not an option?

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