[Icecast]client connections seems high

Joel Ebel jbebel at ncsu.edu
Thu Jan 13 16:54:46 PST 2005


Thanks for looking into it.

Joel

Michael Smith wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Jan 2005 19:11:08 -0500, Joel Ebel <jbebel at ncsu.edu> wrote:
> 
> 
>>>  - icecast version (and what platform you're running it on)
>>
>>Icecast 2.2.0 running on Slackware Linux 10.0
>>
>>
>>>  - icecast config file (with passwords blanked out, of course)
>>
>>Config file is attached
>>
>>
>>>  - description of _precisely_ what figure you're looking at that's
>>>113 off, and where you found that number.
>>
>>I've attached a stats.xml which I got from my icecast server as I was
>>typing this email.  At the top you see "<clients>131</clients>"  Under
>>the sources below there is a <listener> value for each.  The non-zero
>>values of these are 3, 4, 1, 2, and 8.  The sum of which is 18.  131 -
>>18 = 113.  Every time I look at this, the listeners is different, but
>>their sum is always 113 less than the value of <clients>.  When I first
>>started the server, this wasn't true.  The sum of the <listeners> was
>>equal to <clients>.  At some point it changed.  In any case, as you can
>>see in my icecast.xml, <clients> is set to 100, so I feel like the
>><clents> is stats.xml shouldn't exceed it, but it does.
> 
> 
> I suspect this is just a stats bug. The stats are tracked
> independently from the actual core datastructures that determine how
> many current listeners there are, how many are allowed, etc. So though
> this might be a little annoying, it doesn't look critical.
> 
> There's probably some case somewhere that can cause a connection to
> counted, but the corresponding disconnection to not be counted.
> 
> We'll look into it.
> 
> Mike


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