[Icecast] "Internal Relay" of stream to 2 mounts?

Sytze Visser sytze.visser at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 17:18:15 UTC 2018


Hi there

Relay is the answer! Have not tried this but makes logically sense.

Best regards

On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 3:59 PM, ScanCaster <scancaster at scancaster.net>
wrote:

> I have a situation where it would be desirable to provide a mount/stream,
> but in a rather unique fashion.
>
> We will call the feed Radio.
>
> My source would encode via DarkIce/EZStream etc. and send to my IceCast
> server.
>
> It would appear on mount <server>/Radio
>
> This would have options for this mount..
>
> Now the unique part... I'd like to have Radio-Special
>
> Where Radio-Special has DIFFERENT options for the mount than Radio.
>
> BUT
>
> I'd like to NOT SEND the SAME AUDIO to the server TWICE! Ie setup darkice
> to feed Radio and Radio-2.  Wasting bandwidth a 32K * x adds up. Even
> reducing bitrate * x still adds up. Really don't want to have to encode
> twice for this.
>
>
> Also don't want to streamripper this and then remount it. I do this for
> archiving at times, and it has it own foibles to be annoying and fragile.
>
> Is it possible to do this in icecast.xml some what I am not seeing?
> Relay??
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
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