[icecast] 'No Encoder'?

Jim Shepherd jimshep at mindspring.com
Wed Apr 10 07:18:06 PDT 2002



I had similar problems with some streams I was serving from my home LAN.  I
have a DSL connection to the internet.  My understanding now is that DSL
uses an MTU setting of ~1490, while the MTU settings on my DSL router and
PCs was 1500.  By changing the MTU settings on my DSL router and PCs to
1450, everything worked fine.

Jim Shepherd

Marcelo Gulin said:
> Hi!
>
>   Sorry! I forget to mention that port 8001 it's open at the firewall
> too. So winamp should work fine with this configuration.
>
> Thanks anyway Kurt!
>
> Any other ideas?
> Marcelo Gulin
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-icecast at xiph.org [mailto:owner-icecast at xiph.org] On Behalf
> Of Kurt J. Dreistadt
> Sent: Miércoles, 10 de Abril de 2002 06:43 a.m.
> To: icecast at xiph.org
> Subject: Re: [icecast] "No Encoder"?
>
>
> Hi,
>
> the answer can you find in the manual.
>
> Set the port of your WinAMP client to 7999.
>
> There is the manual part:
>
> 2. Configuration file (icecast.conf)
> -port
>
> This is the port the icecast server uses for all connections. Admins,
> clients, and sources, they all connect to this port. The old behavior,
> having the clients on 8000 and the encoder on 8001, is too ugly and
> creates some problems with firewalls and so. The new behavior might
> confuse streamers such as winamp. WinAMP is stupid enough to connect to
> the specified port + 1. So if you set the port (in WinAMP) to 8000, it
> will connect to 8001. Setting it to 7999 will work though. You can now
> use multiple ports, just add another port line. port 8000 port 8001 The
> above will make icecast listen on 8000 and 8001.
>
>
> Kurt J. Dreistadt
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Marcelo Gulin <marcelo at gulin.com.ar>
> To: <icecast at xiph.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2002 11:44 PM
> Subject: [icecast] "No Encoder"?
>
>
> Hi guys!
>
>  Thanks to your help I've my IceCast/LiveIce server up & running but
> I´m still having problems:
>
>  My IceCast server is on the internal LAN and it's NAT'ed behind an
> OpenBSD IPF firewall. Here's my network setup:
>
> Internet ---- [OpenBSD firewall] ---- hub ---- [IceCast server]
>                      |                               |
>                      +                               +
>              [port 8000 redirected]           [NAT'ed 192.168.100.x
> box]
>
>
>  NAT is working fine because I can connect to port 8000 from internet.
> However, when I telnet to IceCast port and send "GET /stream HTTP/1.O"
> command, I can't get the stream from winamp nor IE/Netscape.
>
>  When I connect from an internal machine all works fine but when I try
> to connect from internet I've get an "404 Stream Not Found" Error. (I
> known that the stream exists).
>
>  Looking at icecast.log I can see:
>
>  [09/Apr/2002:14:00:36] [86:Connection Handler] Kicking unknown 82
> [199.6.98.xxx] [No encoder], connected for 2 seconds.
>
>
>   So, What's the "No Encoder" mean?
>   Or, Where the F* problem is?
>
> Thanks in advance!
> Marcelo Gulin
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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