[icecast] Multiple Ogg Streams

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Fri Nov 21 23:41:27 UTC 2003

On Fri, 2003-11-21 at 23:28, Lukas Österreicher wrote:
> >if you are getting the ogg data from a stream then you can just state a 
> >- in the playlist and it will read it from stdin.
> >
> >curl ..  http://host:port/mountpoint.ogg | ices ices-playlist.xml
> >
> >ideally the playlist should be more flexible and allow starting of
> >external programs but not just yet.
> >
> >karl.
> Thank you! That got it working.
> Partly.
> I managed to get two streams running (thus with two encode sections)
> on a static playlist, but when I have the stream as input it will only
> have the first of the two active, the second does not work.
> Why?

it supposed to, check the log file for details but there is no reason
for it not to work with 2 instances.

> Also, I saw a different configuration with mutiple streams
> that worked with the run_ices command.
> What's up with this? What's the difference between this and
> the two encode sections in the configuration file?

run_ices I believe is an old script that is missing some things, the xml
file is a much better approach.

Note as well, that you should have 2 instances each of which has the
icecast connection details and an encode section.


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