[Icecast] [Icecast-dev] metadata fallback mounts
karl at xiph.org
Thu Jan 19 04:33:35 PST 2006
Andy Woolley wrote:
>> So when you're listening before the fallback, it's not anywhere near
>> this far behind?
> Just tested it all so here's what is happening.
> Stream is up and all is well. Then I take the stream down and after
> about 14 seconds the fallback starts, that's great and exactly what I want.
> However, I start the stream again and have to wait about 5 minutes for
> the fallback to stop and the stream to resume on the client. Also, if I
> stop the stream again, there is a 5 minute delay until the fallback
> restarts so something is buffering about 5 minutes worth of data.
> Any ideas on how I can reduce this lag, I've not got much control over
> the clients but have full control of the server so if there is any
> setting I can try, that would be great.
If you want a time regulated fallback then use a source client like
ezstream. To maintain consistency, no timing occurs on the fallback to
file as that requires parsing of all formats.
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