[Icecast] limit-rate

Thomas B. Rücker thomas at ruecker.fi
Sat Nov 3 20:47:28 UTC 2018


On 11/03/2018 07:33 PM, Mickael MONSIEUR wrote:
> Hi,
> Where is the mount option 'limit-rate' in the current version?
> I checked in cfgfile.c and in the documentation, no mention.

This option does not exist.

> Yet this option did exist at one time:
> http://lists.xiph.org/pipermail/icecast/2010-October/011703.html
> http://lists.xiph.org/pipermail/icecast/2009-January/011391.html

This option never existed in official Icecast versions.

> I try to limit the bitrate of a mount-point, is there another solution?

Depends on what you are trying to achieve. There are several ways.
One is e.g. to use a combination of iptables and tc.
What's the problem you are solving?

> Do you know why this option has disappeared, and from which version?

Again, this has never existed in a stable and official Icecast version.


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