[Icecast] Streaming to Doja devices

Thomas B. Ruecker dm8tbr at afthd.tu-darmstadt.de
Tue Oct 23 04:01:56 PDT 2007


Horacio Sanson schrieb:
> Doja devices (NTT Mobile Phones) are very limited in their 
> connectivity capabilities and was wondering if icecast can help me 
> overcome them. The first limitation is that they only support HTTP 
> that as I can see would not be a problem with icecast. The second 
> limitation is that these Doja devices cannot transfer more than 150KB 
> of data per HTTP connection so I can not simply establish one 
> connection to the streaming server (keep-alive) and download all the 
> stream.
>
> So the question is if icecast supports some sort of burst mode were I 
> can establish connections in sequence and download pieces of the 
> stream each time. I saw some burst related options in the 
> configuration file but looks like is only for connection establishment 
> and after that we get a continuous stream of data.
>
> If someone knows a streaming server that can send data in bursts of 
> specific size I would greatly appreciate the information.
maybe not streaming, but seeking inside a file. many http servers 
support this. But it would need a special piece of software on the 
device to make those requests. icecast certainly will not do what you want.

Cheers

Thomas


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