[TriLUG] icecast and xmms
jonc at nc.rr.com
Thu Dec 6 17:22:03 EST 2001
What is your disk subsystem. For streaming Audio, you will need SCSI.
Otherwise it will be skippy...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris MacLeod" <stick at miscellaneous.net>
To: <trilug at trilug.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 4:17 PM
Subject: [TriLUG] icecast and xmms
> So recently I setup icecast with shout running on my box at home so I
> can have access to my 10G of mp3's from other machines (the office) etc.
> I was using xmms to connect to the stream and it worked ok for a while
> then got really skippy broke up and got kicked a couple of times.
> Initially I thought it was a bandwidth issue, but then I tried it over
> the lan I had the same problem.
> It would seem that xmms sucks at streaming so I tried xaudio as well as
> winamp they all had the same problem.
> Has anyone played with icecast and gotten some good performance out of
> it? I'm not running it on a really beefy box (p200 64meg ram) but usage
> looks really low on the box and it's only one client so I don't think
> it's server performance.
> Anyone have any ideas?
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