[Icecast] Stream HD video

E Ferguson Earnshaw ferguson.earnshaw at gmail.com
Thu Aug 12 10:02:25 PDT 2010


I agree I have not seen any H264 streaming info for icecast2.

If you are however interested in using ogg/vorbis (Theora) look up Theora
Streaming Studio in the Theora Cookbook and it will give you some info.
Additionally if you wish to script this task you can look up the info on the
three commands TSS wraps, specifically dvgrab/ffmpeg2theora/oggfwd. if your
source file is in a h264 medium you should be able to transcode it to ogg in
this fashion.

If H264 however does exist please correct me as I would like to see any work
done with it for future reference.


On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Jonathan Nalley <jnalley at jnalley.com>wrote:

> i'm relatively new to icecast as well but so far as I understand, i
> don't think icecast will work with H.264.  Most of the documentation
> and information i've seen suggests that the best (and maybe only?)
> video codec that icecast will stream and manage is (the more
> patent-free) Theora codec.
>
> Someone please feel free to correct me if i've misspoken.
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 12:40 PM, Josu Lazkano <josu.lazkano at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hello everybody, I am new on this mail-list. I want to try to config a
> > HD video stream server on my LAN. I use Debian Squeeze OS and the idea
> > is to use H.264 video codec.
> >
> > I just install Icecast2 on a Debian Lenny server and it works great
> > with a OGG audio playlist. I have lost of questions about it:
> >
> > 1. Is possible to configure Icecast2 to stream video as LiveTV?
> >
> > 2. Which will be the best client (GNU/Linux) to decode and play the
> > stream? I have VDPAU capable video card.
> >
> > I am going to continue reading the forum and howtos on the net.
> >
> > Thanks for all and best regards.
> >
> > --
> > Josu Lazkano
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