[icecast] IceCast as a WinXP Service?? plus 2 Qs more..

Alex Martin shorewall at rettc.com
Wed Apr 21 20:12:03 PDT 2004



One more link,

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;137890

I use djb's daemon tools for running icecast2 and ices.
http://cr.yp.to/daemontools.html

-Alex

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Smith" <msmith at xiph.org>
To: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 7:13 PM
Subject: Re: [icecast] IceCast as a WinXP Service?? plus 2 Qs more..

<p>> On Thursday 22 April 2004 05:52, Apostolopoulos Ioannis wrote:
> > Hello!
> >
> > I am a student in a university department here in Greece, and we are
> > developing a WebCast solution for our new radio station we have made. We
> > work with Oddcast plugin for WinAMP, which connects to an IceCast_v2
> > server, which runs on a WinXP machine.
> >
> > I would like to ask for 2 major issues we face:
> >
> >
> >
> > -> Because we have some problems with the weather conditions here and
> > sometimes the electricity fails and our pc's turn off, we have adjusted
> > them to restart automatically. The http servers and some other
applications
> > we manage run as services on winXP, and we do not bother for restarting
> > them. But, can we make the iceCast server to run as a service as well?
So,
> > to start automatically, without the need of sb of us to log in and run
the
> > server, is there any solution for this?
>
> Icecast doesn't run as a service on win32 currently. I'm sure a competent
> windows programmer could make it do so if they wanted to.
>
>
> >
> >
> >
> > -> Secondly, can we make mirrors of our stream to other pc's on our
> > University departments (which they may be either Windows or Linux
> > machines), so to send them our stream and vice versa? It is sth like
> > relaying. We work here on Windows machines mainly.
>
> Your question here is very unclearly phrased, but I think the answer is
"no,
> you can't do that with icecast". You can probably, however, get much of
the
> same effect using relays and fallbacks.
>
> Mike
>
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