[icecast] launching icecast/ices from webinterface

Brendan Cully brendan at icecast.org
Wed Oct 24 14:04:40 UTC 2001

On Wednesday, 24 October 2001 at 14:45, udo noll wrote:
> hello,
> i'm starting/stopping icecast (1.3.11) & ices (0.2.2) from a
> web interface. fine so far, but now i see strange things:
> both ices & icecast, once started , (ices -B ... , icecast -b ...), 
> both processes and their childs are listening also 
> to port 80, besides their normal operation. 
> i've found out because apache didn't restart (Address already in use: 
> make_sock: could not bind to port 80).
> "fuser -n tcp 80" tells me the processes listening to that port.
> this only happens when starting ices/icecast from the webinterface
> (with php4 exec())

Probably this is because exec() is keeping 80 open as stdin/stdout for
the child processes. You could try adding > /dev/null </dev/null 2>&1 to
the end of your exec argument and see if that helps...


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