[Icecast] Change bitrate

José Luis Artuch artuch at speedy.com.ar
Wed Aug 23 12:40:49 UTC 2017


El mié, 23-08-2017 a las 14:13 +0200, Marvin Scholz escribió:
> 
> On 23 Aug 2017, at 14:08, José Luis Artuch wrote:
> 
> > Hello, good morning !
> > Running Icecast2 and Ices2 with live audio from Line IN, what is
> > the
> > correct way to change the bitrate ?.
> > In the Icecast2 configuration file I set:
> > 
> > <mount type="normal">
> >     <mount-name>/entzun.opus</mount-name>
> >     <bitrate>128</bitrate>
> > </mount>
> 
> This option should not be used and does not do what you expect it
> does.
> Icecast can't change the bitrate, the source client needs to do that.
> 
Thanks Marvin,
I also made a test with the Ices2 configuration file:

<encode>
    <bitrate>128</bitrate>
    <samplerate>44100</samplerate>
    <channels>2</channels>
</encode>

But the bitrate did not change.
> > 
> > But it seems that is not enough since the bitrate does not change.
> > Receiving the stream with Rhythmbox, after restart the server the
> > bitrate is not 128 kbps.
> > If required, how should I set the Ices2 configuration file ?.
> > Thanks !.
> > José Luis
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