[Icecast] IceCast KH - question

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Thu Jun 13 01:04:55 UTC 2013

On 11/06/13 17:18, Thomas Rücker wrote:
> Hi,
> On 11 June 2013 12:01, Karl Heyes <karl at xiph.org> wrote:

>> Just for completeness, the sam is apparently transcoding from files, not
>> live input and is also within virtualbox, the icecast is on not within a
>> VM.  While I don't know for sure, I suspect sam is probably using the VB
>> clock for regulating the stream and if there is some issue on drift then
>> that would account for it.
> That would explain it. VMs are notoriously bad choice for running
> source clients due to timing jitter. We've seen malformed Ogg streams
> and other oddities in the past. So having a slightly slow clock is no
> surprise to me.

I have had feedback. The VirtualBox (latest) has some issue on the 
timing side of things.  Using Hyper-V has not had the same problem. 
Previous VB versions has not had this issue either so something has 
broke there


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