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[wlug] Rythmbox problem (partial solution

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jaytee@c... jaytee@c...
Sun Apr 26 20:22:36 NZST 2009

That is fine the buffer situation is understood. I do not
wish to listen to a twin computer simulcast and am happy
with just one. However it happened that my friend was
listening to the station I have been endeavoring to get
running for the past three days so we drew a comparison.
Regards John
PS I will attempt to run rythmbox tomorrow

----- Original Message Follows -----
> jaytee@c... wrote:
> > I just opened firefox and did tools/pageinfo/media down
> > to the link Peter sent me. I copied the link into the
> > browser and "Voila" it played. My friend was at a
> > windows computer playing the same stream as I but his
> > was playing 20/30 seconds ahead of my stream for some
> > reason???????? Any helpful comments appreciated.
> > Regards   John 
> Different applications have different levels of buffering,
> which in turn  delays the stream from live by however
> large the buffer is. A larger  buffer will deal with
> network issues (packet loss, jitter etc) better,  but will
> give a larger absolute delay from the "live" feed.
> If you actually care, you can try tweaking the buffer
> settings (I don't  know where you'd look though, sorry).
> Of course, if you're ever in a  situation where you can
> hear both instances of it, why not just turn one  off and
> only listen to the other one? ;)

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