[icecast] automating icecast2 startups

oddsock oddsock at oddsock.org
Wed Sep 24 14:50:34 PDT 2003

just as a point of note, you can put icecast in the bg with the -b flag.

At 12:57 PM 9/24/2003 -0600, you wrote:
>I have icecast2 running on several machines now and have gotten relaying
>to work just fine. I've posted my instructions on how to do this to my
>icecast docs site.
>I have just a few more questions. Perhaps some one on this list has
>already addressed these issues but has simply not posted these
>1) I'm looking for a startup script for launching the icecast2 icecast
>ices binaries upon startup. I tried a couple different methods yet none
>seem to work. I need to launch the following two binaries:
>   # icecast -c /usr/local/icecast2/conf/icecast.xml &
>   # ices /usr/local/icecast2/conf/ices.stream.xml &
>I placed these in a startup script and had rc.local fire them up. It
>never really worked. Any ideas?
>2) I am using the CVS icecast, libshout and ices versions with much
>success. I am told that IceS-0.3 will also stream out MP3 data along
>with Ogg Vorbis. I am currently streaming Ogg Vorbis with much success.
>Any way to set up multiple streams, one for MP3 and one for Ogg?
>Examples, syntax?
>3) I'd like to configure a high and low bandwidth config so users can
>connect on the mount point they prefer. I've tried some different
>examples based on previous posts, yet this does not seem to work. I am
>probably being dense. Any working examples available.
>Once I get these items working I will be sure to document them as I
>hafve the relaying issue in my docs for all to use and share.
>Thanks much.

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