[icecast] Playlist Problem (Newbie)

ted lynn soundz at linuxmds.com
Wed Jan 15 16:28:05 PST 2003



Perhaps I missed something, what is oggs?

Ted

On Wed, 2003-01-15 at 04:00, Mathias Gygax wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 12:03:47AM -0600, ted lynn wrote:
> > I just downloaded and installed the newest version of icecast.  I have
> > been using shout to stream my mp3's into icecast, and it worked ok
> > except it kept stopping mid song and I'd have to hit the play button
> > again on xmms to get it to work properly, but then a few minutes later
> > it does the same thing.  I downloaded ices to use instead of shout and
> > now it won't load the playlist..?   I'm not sure how to make a playlist
> > for ices so if anyone can help me it would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> the problem with shout is well-known. use ices instead. it has problems
> with too fast or too slow conenctions (too slow was fixed lateley). LAN
> connections still drop the sound after some time. ices fixed this with a
> complete rewrite. the problem didn't occur (after i'd read some mails
> about it) with shoutcast.
> 
> an ices playlist should be the same as an shout playlist. i just did a
> find /dir/to/oggs -type f -name \*.ogg > playlist
> and used ices with the -F option. xmms playlists should be compatible,
> too, as long as they simple contain the path and filename of a music
> piece on one line per file.
> 
> HTH
> 
>  - turrican
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