[icecast] Trouble getting Ices/Icecast2 to stream

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Fri Mar 21 23:43:13 PST 2003



I have found that Winamp 2.8 works fine with ogg streams. 

Otherwise, Foobar2000 works very well on Windows too. On my FranceInter
stream it's the second most used client after Winamp 2.8.

b.

On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 09:51:45PM -0600, Morgan Grammer wrote:
> Mike / Karl -
> 
> I've tried two different ways of setting up the "stream". In one URL, I
> named the file directly (http://foo.bar.org:8001/stream.ogg), and in the
> second, I made a stream.m3u file containing the afore mentioned http
> statement. Neither worked in Winamp. I had downloaded version 3 of
> WinAmp, so I uninstalled that, and went out and got the JOrbis (Java)
> player and the latest JRE from Sun. I also downloaded JlGui to see if
> either one of those would see the live stream. Neither did.
> 
> I have yet (since I've written the first email) to segfault icecast
> again, however I have been able to make Ices lock up and ignore a -KILL
> or -HUP signal. This usually happens after I launch Ices once
> interactively rather than making it a background process. After I kill
> it to make a change, and then start it up again, it only partially
> starts and then hangs. A system reboot seems to fix the problem.
> 
> I'll forward my config file to you privately along with the error log.
> Its not consistent, so I'm still trying to figure out exactly what
> causes the segfault.
> 
> -Morgan
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-icecast at xiph.org [mailto:owner-icecast at xiph.org] On Behalf
> Of Michael Smith
> Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 6:21 PM
> To: icecast at xiph.org
> Subject: Re: [icecast] Trouble getting Ices/Icecast2 to stream
> 
> On Saturday 22 March 2003 04:28, Morgan Grammer wrote:
> > I'm rather new to this. I just set up Icecast and Ices using source
> from
> > CVS downloaded yesterday (3-20-2003). The box is running RedHat 8.0
> with
> > all the required RPMs to compile. Here's my trouble:
> >
> > I have Ices running in live mode, with it connecting correctly to the
> > Icecast server on port 8000 (which is only bound to 127.0.0.1). I'm
> > using Winamp on the client end connecting to port 8001 (which is only
> > bound to my outside IP). Winamp will connect, say it has completed
> > prebuffering, and I see data moving, but there is no audio. If I
> include
> > "savefile" in the Ices config, it will correctly write the file, which
> I
> > can load into winamp and hear audio.
> 
> Winamp (and several other common media players) have a serious bug in
> their 
> HTTP streaming implementation, which means it treats everything as mp3. 
> There's a hack in the vorbis plugin to treat it as vorbis if (and only
> if) 
> the URL ends with ".ogg" - does yours? This sounds like what happens if
> you 
> don't.
> 
> >
> > If I try to listen to the "savefile" by connecting to the web portion
> of
> > Icecast, it will occasionally work, but 8 out of 10 times, icecast
> will
> > segfault.
> 
> Eek. That should _never_ happen, can you give further details, including
> your 
> icecast config file?
> 
> Mike
> 
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