[Icecast] Stress Test by Oddsock

oddsock oddsock at oddsock.org
Wed Oct 12 13:45:23 UTC 2005

At 05:49 AM 10/12/2005, you wrote:
>Hello all,
>I've got a few questions about the recent stress test, I appoligse if any of
>these have been asked in the past.
>Just a little background info, I am currently in charge of the server side
>operation for KUBE Radio (http://www.kuberadio.com), we currently run using
>icecast over our University's Intranet and this year the stream should be 
>allowed to broadcast over the net.
>KUBE have requested me to find out if they need any new equipment server wise
>and how much their current server can handle, then I read about the recent
>stress test done by Oddsock. :D Very nice indeed.
>Current Spec: Amd Duron 1.2Ghz, 256MB Ram.
>Anyway what did oddsock use to graph the cpu usage on his server setup? I'm
>currently running the same test script and notice it doesn't use the
>mountpoints but just gets client connections, is this correct?

what do you mean by "doesn't use the mountpoints" ?

Also, not sure if your question on what I used "to graph the cpu usage" 
meant what I used to gather the stats (I used vmstat) or to actually 
produce the chart (I used JFreechart).


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