[wellylug] VLC and RadioNZ MMS stream

Cliff Pratt enkidu at cliffp.com
Thu Jan 10 20:59:01 NZDT 2008

jumbophut wrote:
> On Jan 10, 2008 9:45 AM, Donovan Jones wrote:
>> This address is part of citylinks anycast block, so depending on your ISPs
>> policys you could be getting the stream from Wellington Auckland or
>> California. If you are with Telstra or Telecom you will be getting it from
>> California which could have an impact on performance especially on dialup.
>> to check where is coming from for you run
>> $ mtr
>> or use traceroute if you dont have mtr installed.
> Thanks to all for your help.
> I'm on ihug and it seems to be peering through APE, so that's good.
> I'd guess that the 8kByte/s connection is the 63kbit/s Radio NZ
> stream.  My dial-up should just cope with 32kbit/s (and I can see in
> the logs that it is choosing the 32kb/s stream when I force it) as it
> does for RadioSport.
> In any case, the fact that you are getting it to work means it's
> either my dial-up, my ISP or something screwy with Debian etch's VLC
> (less likely).  Might be an excuse to get with the new millennium and
> upgrade to broadband :0).
I installed it and tried it (Ubuntu Gutsy) and it worked fine,



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