[Icecast] Wifi connections

Leo Currie leo.currie at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 19:08:22 UTC 2006

On 24/10/06, kloschi <kloschi at subsignal.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-10-24 at 20:21 +0100, Peter Brooks wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I'm just querying if anyone's attempted to stream off icecast over
> > wireless onto devices such as photos/mp3 players, As these devices are
> > finally coming onto the market with wifi then I'm sure they will play
> > an important part in any distribution for University Radio stations
> > such as the one I'm part of running.
> We were trying successfully running icecast on Linksys WRT 54 G / GL
> boxes a while ago in our free networks in weimar and leipzig in germany.
> actually it was very good running. and in the decentral infratructures
> it makes sense to make excessive use of the relay and fallback features
> of icecast .. hehe, meshed icecasting :)

My WRT54G clone (Belkin F5D7231-4P) running OpenWRT happily plays back
Vorbis streams from Icecast. It uses a USB sound card and MPD.
This makes for a very cheap (~50 euros) and flexible embedded
Icecast/Vorbis player.


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