[Noisebridge-discuss] Streaming Noisebridge meetings [help needed]

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 03:15:04 UTC 2014

Yep, exactly -- trying to make the r-pi multitask, not advisable.  You
can give it ONE JOB ("one job!") and it will do pretty well within
those calculated bounds.

darkice sits at 30% cpu utilization on the R Pi.  You can also get
away with running icecast on it as well, if you have to, without any
noticeable stream disturbance.


On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 6:19 PM, Adrian Chadd <adrian.chadd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4 February 2014 18:16, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Cool, I've never used a beaglebone before.  I'm just reporting on my
>> direct experience -- it's totally un-abusive to run darkice on a
>> raspberry pi, really!  :)
> I've had mixed results. the r-pi CPU gets exhausted so ridiculously
> easily. If you have say, a python script run out of cron to do
> periodic tasks whilst trying to do audio stuff I found there's a
> chance everything will jitter. Doubly so if you run a filesystem off
> of USB storage (since the ethernet port is also USB connected.)
> So yeah, beware. :-)
> -a

Naomi Theora Most
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