[linux-elitists] burnallmp3s.org

Paul J Collins sneakums@eircom.net
Wed Oct 18 12:33:23 PDT 2000

>>>>> "Dan" == Dan Wilder <dan@ssc.com> writes:

    Dan> On Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 12:23:52PM -0700, Aaron T Porter wrote:
    >> I dunno, at some point it becomes impractical to
    >> re-encode. I've got ~9k mp3's at 128k, or about 36gb. On the
    >> P200 that is serving this up, that'd be one hell of a batch
    >> job.

    Dan> Gee. Seems like that'd take no more than a few days, at the
    Dan> same processor load setiathome runs!

A bit longer.  Quite a bit, in fact.  When I was reencoding my MP3s, I
found that oggenc was taking approximately 1.5-2.0 times real time to
encode, and that was on a PII-450.  On a P-200, it will take somewhat

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