[linux-audio-user] Re: Have a look at the kcsm .ogg stream

James Stone jmstone at dsl.pipex.com
Mon May 9 18:30:51 EDT 2005

On Mon, 09 May 2005 17:08:02 -0400, M P Smoak wrote:

> I've been listening to kcsm recently using alsaplayer. They have a 128k
> stream and a 64k mp3 stream.  Both have sounded real good everytime till
> now.
> Right now the ogg stream is very distorted/corrupted.  I sent them an
> email, but I'm still interested in what's causing this.
> I can bring up 2 instances of Alsaplayer and listen to first one stream
> and then the other.  Alsaplayer reports the mp3 stream as 64k, but the
> streaming rate for the 128k stream varies, 110  to  230 rapidly.  I never
> payed attention to the stream rate before but I know I've been using the
> ogg stream and I think I would have noticed this rapid variation.
> I running a recent PlanetCCRMA RH9 setup.
> Who's problem is it; theirs or Alsaplayers?
> Marv

Dunno.. sounds fine to me.

The changing bitrate is normal for ogg streams AFAIK.


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