[En-Nut-Discussion] Streaming over internet

Edwin van den Oetelaar edwin at oetelaar.com
Thu Nov 16 10:01:46 CET 2006

Lorenzo Lombardo wrote:
> Hi,
> buffering for 15 secs is unresoneable, to much time.
> Monitoring the used buffer, this is what is going on:
> Legend:    <used buffer> [ <player state> - <memory available> ]
> 3% [0 - 23286]
> 6% [0 - 23492]
> [Kick player]
> 0% [2 - 20980]
> And it starts over again. Between each buffering there are about 5 seconds 
> of delay and I check where the used buffer is at least 5% to kick the 
> player.
> Even if I wait 15 seconds, when I kick the player, the music will last only 
> a few seconds, while the buffering will take a lot of time.
I suggest looking at it with ethereal, maybe you have fragmentation 
(which the nut does not handle well) and a lot of resending of data.
What bitrate is the data stream, not too high ?
I know you have taken it into account, but I would check with ethereal.

good luck,

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