[Icecast] icecast source-buffer

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Wed Jul 27 12:20:45 PDT 2005


On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 20:02, Michael Kamleitner wrote:
> hi,
> 
> I'm running an live 128kbit mp3-upstream (icecast v 2.2.0 on freebsd) from a
> site where the internet-connection is rather bad and drops every ~20min for
> few seconds (I'm using streamtranscoder by the way). my question is if
> there's any parameter to increase the buffer of the upstreaming-source. the
> config-file of icecast offers <queue-size>, but this seems to affect only
> the listeners, not the sources, right?

I don't know what tolerance streamtranscoder has for stalled links, but
icecast won't drop a stalled source until the timeout expires (usually
around 10 secs <source-timeout>).

karl.



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