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My Shoutcast server has a memory leak.

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by deHakkelaar, Apr 23, 2004.

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  1. deHakkelaar

    deHakkelaar Thread Starter

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    I've got a Shoutcast server running and over time the teamed Winamp player Will use more & more memory.

    Before updating Shoutcast to version 1.9.4
    & Winamp to version 5.03a ,
    I couldn't run my server for longer as 24 hours because by then it would have consumed over 1.5 Gig of memory & if kept running would end up with the blue screen memory dump.
    Clean boot will use about 250Meg.

    After updating things improved a lot but I still got a memory leak of lets say 100KB a day.

    I've searched all the Winamp & Shoutcast forums for a solution but didn't find a usable solution.

    Can anybody help me with this issue ?

    System info :
    w2k server with all latest updates ;
    Mobo=Asus A7V33 with on-board sound ;
    CPU=AMD Athlon 1800 ;
    Memory=1 Gig PC2700 DDR ;
    Ethernet=2X 3com 3c905b-TX ;
    HDD=Maxtor 160 Gig with 2.5G free space on C: ;
    VGA=Asus V3400TNT
    latest BIOS/firmware & drivers for all hardware inc chipset drivers.
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    I'm not sure what kind of help you're looking for, this is obviously a programming bug with the software in question. [​IMG]
     
  3. deHakkelaar

    deHakkelaar Thread Starter

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    anything :)

    On the shoutcast/winamp forums its mentioned many times but no usable solution given.

    I thought all this knowledge here together , maybe somebody knows.
     
  4. gotrootdude

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    Maybe it's time to try Icecast instead.
     
  5. deHakkelaar

    deHakkelaar Thread Starter

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    :D :D :D
    Well thx for responding anyway.
     
  6. deHakkelaar

    deHakkelaar Thread Starter

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    & on top again.

    Anybody ?
     
  7. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    I really don't know what you expect, it's pretty obvious that this is not a problem that can be solved without changing the program or fixing the memory leak in the one you have.
     
  8. deHakkelaar

    deHakkelaar Thread Starter

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    Is it possible for me to try & get an answer ?
    Maybe somebody reads this message & has the solution instead of waiting until I am old & gray & the problem solves itself when they bury me under the ground :D
     
  9. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Sure it's possible for you to try, but I was just trying to save you the frustration of a futile quest. :)
     
  10. deHakkelaar

    deHakkelaar Thread Starter

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    No frustration any more on this end , Ive had the problem since I setup a Shoutcast server a year ago & have got'n used to it.
    Other forums didn't gave a solution & since I discovered this forum a week ago , me stupid , with so many people with so much knowledge bundled I thought ill give it a try over here.

    If ya 1st don't succeed , try try again :D

    There are way's like scheduled shutdown & starting again but this results in stream getting broken & not remembering what station it was last tuned in.
    Situation now is it can run unattended for lets say little over a week before I have to kick the machine again.

    I rather have it running 24*7*53 without lookin at it .... am lazy :D
     
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