[icecast] yp.icecast.org || when does your stream come into the db?

Steve Glines steveglines at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 12 08:27:31 PDT 2001



--- Geoff Shang <gshang at uq.net.au> wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Steve Glines wrote:
> 
> > --- tim <tim at nvhs.nl> wrote:
> > > >
> > > is http://194.109.227.136:8000, using liveice
> and
> > > icecast)
> > When I try the URL above my system attempts to
> down
> > load a 50 MB file. It isn't streaming. I have the
> same
> > problem with my own system. What are we doing
> wrong?
> 
> If you're clicking on the URL such that it launches
> a web browser then
> you're going about it the wrong way.  That URL needs
> to be opened as a
> location in your MP3 player (e.g. ctrl-L in winamp).
>  If you want to click
> on a link in a web browser, you will need to make a
> PLS or M3U file with
> the location data in it so that this is downloaded
> and opened by your
> player.
Great - now we're getting somewhere. I can't find any
information about these file types on Icecast or
shoutcast's web sites. 

Where can I find information about their structure?

Thanks
SG

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