[icecast] ices configuration not working

admin admin2 at enabled.com
Fri Jun 13 16:01:14 UTC 2003

OS: FreeBSD4.8

okay I installed ices from /usr/ports/audio/ices

copied ices.conf.dist to config.xml

can somebody explain to me why the configuration file is not getting loaded

root at hurricane# ices                                      [/usr/local/etc/ices]
IceS 2.0beta2
  (c) Copyright 2001-2002 Michael Smith <msmith at icecast.org>

Usage: "ices config.xml"
root at hurricane# ices config.xml                           [/usr/local/etc/ices]
Failed to read config file "config.xml"
root at hurricane#

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root at hurricane# less config.xml                           [/usr/local/etc/ices]
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<ices:Configuration xmlns:ices="http://www.icecast.org/projects/ices">
    <!-- This is the filename used as a playlist when using the builtin
         playlist handler. -->
    <!-- Set this to 0 if you don't want to randomize your playlist, and to
         1 if you do. -->
    <!-- One of builtin, perl, or python. -->
    <!-- Module name to pass to the playlist handler if using  perl or python.
         If you use the builtin playlist handler then this is ignored -->

    <!-- Set this to 1 if you want ices to launch in the background as a
         daemon -->
    <!-- Set this to 1 if you want to see more verbose output from ices -->
    <!-- This directory specifies where ices should put the logfile, cue file
         and pid file (if daemonizing). -->

      <!-- Hostname or ip of the icecast server you want to connect to -->
      <!-- Port of the same -->
      <!-- Encoder password on the icecast server -->
      <!-- Header protocol to use when communicating with the server.
           Shoutcast servers need "icy", icecast 1.x needs "xaudiocast", and
           icecast 2.x needs "http". -->

    <!-- The name of the mountpoint on the icecast server -->
    <!-- The name of the dumpfile on the server for your stream. DO NOT set
         this unless you know what you're doing.
    <!-- The name of you stream, not the name of the song! -->
    <Name>Default stream</Name>
    <!-- Genre of your stream, be it rock or pop or whatever -->
    <Genre>Default genre</Genre>
    <!-- Longer description of your stream -->
    <Description>Default description</Description>
    <!-- URL to a page describing your stream -->
    <URL><a href="http://localhost/</URL">http://localhost/</URL</a>>
    <!-- 0 if you don't want the icecast server to publish your stream on
         the yp server, 1 if you do -->

    <!-- Stream bitrate, used to specify bitrate if reencoding, otherwise
         just used for display on yp and on the server. Try to keep it
         accurate -->
    <!-- If this is set to 1, and ices is compiled with liblame support,
         ices will reencode the stream on the fly to the stream bitrate. -->
    <!-- Number of channels to reencode to, 1 for mono or 2 for stereo -->

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- noah
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