[Icecast] icecast system requirements

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Tue Feb 3 06:17:08 PST 2009


kosnickx wrote:
> Hi, i am thinking of installing Icecast to some old pc of mine. The pc 
> is a pentium mmx at 166 with memory of 32 MB.
> Is this ok with icecast?

should be, icecast is mainly I/O bound.

> If the answer is yes then could anyone recommend some distro that would 
> be fine to install to this system in order to have icecast? I was 
> thinking of fluxbuntu.

Not sure, you'll want to run with the least amount of gui as possible, 
as they tend to be real pigs on resources.

karl.





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