[Icecast] Buffer in IceCast

Taner Sener tanersener at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 11:10:50 UTC 2008

It happens sometimes after 3 hours, sometimes after 24 hours and lasts for
15-20 seconds. The problem is caused by my ISP actually and I can not do
anything from ISP side.

My client reconnects offcourse but server is playing silence during the

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 1:30 PM, Sascha Bieler <sascha.bieler at radiogong.de>

>  How long are these interrupts caused through network failure?
> Does your client (streamer) not reconnect automatically?
> *From:* icecast-bounces at xiph.org [mailto:icecast-bounces at xiph.org] *On
> Behalf Of *Taner Sener
> *Sent:* Tuesday, June 10, 2008 12:25 PM
> *To:* icecast at xiph.org
> *Subject:* [Icecast] Buffer in IceCast
> Hello,
> I'm trying to establish a radio station using Icecast but I need a
> recommendation about a problem. I hope you can give me some tips about the
> issue.
> My case is: my icecast server and ice cast client are in different
> locations and connection between these two is not so healthy. Sometimes
> network problems causes client to loose connection with server and this
> causes server to broadcast silence to the listeners. I want to get rid of
> this. What I wonder is if IceCast Server buffers some amount of time before
> broadcasting it to the listeners. I mean the stream data in the buffer can
> be broadcasted to listeners when connection between server and client is
> lost. I think if there is such kind of implementation it can help me on
> solving this issue.
> Thanks,
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