[icecast] m3u - mine type

Michael Smith msmith at labyrinth.net.au
Wed Mar 5 17:42:13 PST 2003

alain.swicher at bluewin.ch said:

> Hi icecast,
> I'm having a "bizarre" problem with the m3u extension.
> I read somewhere to add ".m3u" in a link on a web page to make winamp
> load and play the stream.
> It works very fine, but ONLY in my LAN.
> When I call, i got the "click here to
> listen" which is link to the moint point + .m3u (/MyStream.ogg.m3u)
> I click, winamp load and play the stream. --> Perfect!
> But, i then checked from to outside, so I unplugged from the LAN, use a
> modem to connect the net through my ISP, 
> I got a dyndns.org account with a client that keep the IP address of my
> server up to date. 
> I open my page witch is http://modulo.mine.nu:8002/status.xsl
> I see my page from the net, with the same "click here to listen"; when I
> click, winamp load BUT don't stream.
> If I play the location from winamp
> (http://modulo.mine.nu:8002/MyStream.ogg) it works.(!)
> Does anyone have an idea / clue? It definitely has to do with my ISP,
> but how?

You have the hostname and port of the server misconfigured in your icecast
config file. icecast2 obviously needs those to be correct so that it can
generate a URL to send to your media player.


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