[Icecast] Windows Media Player

un at dom.de un at dom.de
Mon May 23 01:21:01 PDT 2005

i had a similar problem few weeks ago.
ices 0.4, icecast 2.2
wmp buffered endless. other players had no problem.
solution for me was to explicitly set the type of 
stream in ices, e.g. "-t http" on the command line or 
in the config file.

Karl Heyes:
> On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 00:09, Jason wrote:
> > I'm having a problem with WMP and icecast 2.2.0. When people try to
> > connect it buffers the feed really slow and people never go get audio.
> >  
> > I've tried connecting over the LAN and it does the same thing.
> >  
> > Open  http:/scanner.weatherserver.net/live  in media player and you
> > will see what I am talking about.
> I've heard of a couple of issues with wmp (surprise!), one is that VBR
> MP3 streams are not handled well in at least some versions.
> karl.
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