[icecast] Re [ogg]
rsteding at tecwise.com
Sun Nov 10 06:14:51 PST 2002
Cool. I'll get back on it when I re-awake. I think I'm down to just
making the correct configuration entries in the config files. Everything
seems to be working and installed properly.
Michael Smith wrote:
>At 05:19 AM 10/11/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>>Ok I installed ices and everything installed fine. What am I supposed to
>>run to stream .ogg files? icecast or ices? All I want to do is to start
>>a streaming server for ogg/vorbis files. I guess what is confusing is
>>why I need to run an icecast server and an ices server. Another thing
>>that is confusing is why when I type in /usr/local/bin/ices /var/path
>>absolutely nothing seems to happen.
>>Do I need to have icecast, ices-live and ices-playlist all running to be
>>able to serve a static ogg file?
>You need icecast2 and ices2.
>If you just want to make ogg files available for download (which includes
>playing them in your favourite media player), you can use icecast2 by
>If you want to do playlist-based streaming, you must configure icecast2,
>then configure ices2 to connect to it.
>Then you must provide a playlist, which should contain one line per
>filename, giving the files you wish to stream in the order you wish to
>Then you should run icecast2, followed by ices2.
>Then it'll just sit there quietly (producing output only to the log
>file(s) by default), and you can connect a player to it (like winamp,
>or xmms, or ogg123).
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