[Icecast] using mulitple sound card inputs
leo.currie at strath.ac.uk
Sun Sep 3 13:53:13 PDT 2006
telmnstr at 757.org wrote:
> Yup! I've gotten 7 feeds from a single host. I had 11 PCI sound cards in
> the machine (FreeBSD w/ Darkice feeding Icecast). After 7 though, it got
> a bit shaky.
> In this day and age, I would look at the Creative Labs USB sound
> devices. There is an older one that can be had for $15-20 each. The
> thing I'm not sure is upon system reboot, with those devices connected
> to USB hubs, will they order themselves the same? This is important or
> else audio inputs will end up on the wrong mountpoints.
Pure speculation: I wonder if it would now be more economical to use a
multi-channel sound card, something like a Delta-1010? Perhaps you could
fit several of these cards to a single host?
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