[icecast] icecast2 can not log

oddsock oddsock at oddsock.org
Thu Apr 1 20:28:28 PST 2004



At 10:07 PM 4/1/2004, you wrote:
>Hello,
>     I'm trying to setup icecast2 and darkice on a FreeBSD test system prior
>to putting it in to production use. I've downloaded and installed the ports
>for both without a problem, created directories logs and conf within the
>icecast root which is /usr/local/share/icecast, and created an icecast user.
>Then i edited /usr/local/share/icecast/conf/icecast.xml, the relevant
>entries are:
>
>     <paths>
>   <!-- basedir is only used if chroot is enabled -->
>         <basedir>/usr/local/share/icecast</basedir>
>
>         <!-- Note that if <chroot> is turned on below, these paths must both
>              be relative to the new root, not the original root -->
>         <logdir>/usr/local/share/icecast/logs</logdir>
>     </paths>

the comment really gives it away, if your using chroot, then your logdir is 
a directory relative to the chrooted directory...my guess is you should 
change the logdir to /logs and then make sure your user (icecast in your 
case) has access to this logdir.

oddsock 

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