[Icecast] Encoding on a "dumb" pc
un at dom.de
un at dom.de
Sun Sep 5 14:07:57 PDT 2010
check the locusonus project and their streambox, that may give you
some ideas. they use linux wifi routers for their open mic project.
Phil - w2lie:
> I'm in the process of trying to build a project, and I'm hoping that
> someone on the list can help me out.
> I have an Icecast server already running, and some feeds coming in from
> Simplecast, Edcast, and DarkIce. These encoders are obviously on
> computers owned by users who can setup feeds are send them to my Icecast
> server remotely.
> What I am looking for, is a small PC that is capable of running DarkIce
> that I can deploy and have it work turn-key. Basically, lease out these
> boxes so the end user just needs to plug it in to the wall, plug it into
> the network, and plug something into the line in.
> I was looking at purchasing a few Linksys NSLU2's for the project as
> they are usually below $50 with shipping, but I was told that since they
> use a FPU, they can not run DarkIce. It also won't power up after a
> power failure unless you hack the hardware. Does anyone know of
> anything equivalent to the NSLU2 that will work for a "dumb" pc like
> that? Would I be ok going with older and cheaper ThinClients?
> I'm looking at deploying a fair number of these boxes, so I can't spend
> $300 each. I was really hoping to keep it on the cheap and around $50 a
> box. (insert laughter here)
> Thanks for the help
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