[Hpr] 2013-14 New Years 24-hour show

cobra2 cobra2 at cctracker.org
Wed Oct 16 05:30:50 PDT 2013


Stock android has no issues with streaming ogg from version 2.3 and up. I would think that it would be safe to drop the mp3 stream.  Unless there is just one person who needs the mp3 stream, I motion to drop it in favor of ogg and technical simplicity.

--cobra2

Kevin Wisher <kevin.wisher at gmail.com> wrote:
>The reason for the 2 streaming bots was one was streaming mp3 and the
>other
>was streaming ogg. IIRC, we had multiple icecast servers for each
>format of
>stream and that worked just fine. If all involved believe one format of
>stream is all we need, then I agree with your idea.
>
>Kwisher
>
>
>On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 11:29 PM, George <sndchaser at cerebralrift.org>
>wrote:
>
>>
>> So, I've been thinking about this a bit since we were talking in IRC
>about
>> the problems from last year with the "bots" connecting to each of the
>> streaming servers.  Since we have some time, and Bert just said he
>has an
>> IceCast server, I thought I might suggest a different architecture...
>>
>> Basically, instead of having a "bot" for each of the stream servers,
>have
>> just one bot feeding one of the IceCast servers, and configured that
>server
>> as a relay server to the others...  So instead the layout would look
>> something like this:
>>
>> [Mumble Clients / VoiP] -> [Murmur Server] ->[IceCast Relay Server]-|
>>          (Relays From IceCast Server to Public Streams)             |
>>  
>|----------|-----------|------**----|-----------------<-------**------|
>> [Stream 1] [Stream 2] [Stream 3] [Stream 4]
>>   |            |         |          |
>>   |------------|---------|------**----|----<-----[Load Balancer /
>Front
>> End]
>>
>> This would simplify things a bit by only needing one bot to be on the
>> Murmur server, which could be set up so more people have access to
>restart
>> it in case it messes up.  Granted it becomes a single point of
>failure, but
>> last year the problem was that we had several bots that only certain
>people
>> had access to.  This way we can have one bot that we can have 5 or 6
>people
>> be able to restart.
>>
>> The IceCast Relay Server would be (at least to my way of thinking) a
>> private server only serving the function of relaying to the other
>stream
>> servers.
>>
>> Anyway, just tossing this out there for discussion.
>>
>> George
>>
>>
>> On 2013-10-14 18:31, Bert Yerke wrote:
>>
>>> I still have the icecast server configured from last year. I'll have
>it
>>> going
>>> for you.
>>>
>>> Bert
>>>
>>> On Monday, October 14, 2013 05:27:52 PM Kevin Wisher wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello All,
>>>>
>>>> We are roughly around 10 weeks away from the next 24-hour New
>>>>
>>> Year's show.
>>>
>>>> This a call out for all parties who are interested in helping with
>this
>>>> year's show. We mainly need to make arrangements for a Mumble
>>>>
>>> server and a
>>>
>>>> few streaming servers. If you have any of these resources available
>>>>
>>> then
>>>
>>>> please send me your name, email address, available resources, and
>>>>
>>> a
>>>
>>>> day/time that is convenient for you to meet on-line on a Mumble
>>>>
>>> server for
>>>
>>>> organizational purposes.
>>>>
>>>> Thank you,
>>>>
>>>> Kwisher on IRC
>>>>
>>>> kevin dot wisher at gmail dot com
>>>>
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