[Icecast] improve compatibility with Galaxy tablet?

webmaster at berean-biblechurch.org webmaster at berean-biblechurch.org
Tue Jan 7 01:05:01 UTC 2020

That does sound like it, Petr.  But I don't know why my other Android 
tablet (same Android version) doesn't have any problem.  Cheaper is 
better in this case?  ;-)

On 2020-01-04 00:12, Petr Pisar wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 03, 2020 at 05:28:05PM -0600,
> webmaster at berean-biblechurch.org wrote:
>> See below, although none of these things should be specific to the
>> Galaxy tablet (my older tablet works fine, too).
> I have an Android 8 phone that agressively turns off WiFi radio after
> transaferring data. This is indicated by disappearing a Wifi icon on 
> the
> Android status line. Then the access point evaluates the Wifi station 
> as
> disappeared and disassociate it. Then the icecast client on the Android 
> wakes
> up to read a next chunk of the stream, but the network is in an 
> disconnected
> state and thus the client gets a network error. This issue seems to 
> happen
> randomly because the two timeouts have a similar period. The client 
> program,
> Icecast Player, uses an Android OS-provided API for playing the audio 
> streams
> from a network. I have an icacast server right on the access point and 
> it
> happens even if the phone is next to it. When searched the Internet, I 
> found
> that it's a known bug in Android that Google does not want to fix. 
> Other
> applications seems to work because they use different protocols (HLS 
> etc.)
> that do not use that API.
> Maybe that's your case too.
> -- Petr
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