[icecast] icecast2 disconnects..

steve j. kondik shade at chemlab.org
Sat Oct 5 21:40:17 PDT 2002



ugh.  this is a showstopper.. is there any fix yet?  i'm having the same
issue.  if i HUP ices, it doesn't cause my client to reconnect (the song
changes and the metadata updates) but when it normally switches tracks,
the stream ends.  i also see "invalid password" messages in my error
log..

<p><p>On Fri, 2002-10-04 at 22:29, oddsock wrote:
> weird..I posted this a few days ago, but it never showed up...
> 
> anyway, here it is (again) :)
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> 
> while we are talking about disconnects, I'll mention the fact that 
> apparently when metadata song changes are done by a source (mine namely), 
> icecast2 seems to want to disconnect each listener. I have confirmed that 
> on metadata song changes, on the source client, no closing of the sockets 
> are done, only logical vorbis bitstream closings....
> 
> you can see this very clearly by using wget on a icecast2 vorbis stream, 
> and when my source client sends new metadata, wget exits immediately..so 
> this is telling me that icecast2 is definately closing the socket...most 
> people probably don't notice this much because I believe both winamp and 
> xmms will immediately try reconnect at least once, which succeeds (and has 
> the also unlikely effect of rebuffering many times)...
> 
> anyway, I would love to provide a patch for this for icecast2, as I am 
> currently swamped with work, but I thought I would at least mention it....
> 
> 
> oddsock
> 
> 
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