[icecast] icecast hangs at start

Mr. Stauf stauf at freshcheese.net
Wed Jan 14 14:44:49 PST 2004



I would add & at the end of the command
like icecast -c /pather/to/xml &
that will make it run in the background
--stauf
On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 02:48:51PM -0800, jensen galan wrote:
> thanks for the reply.
> 
> the problem is after i start icecast with icecast -c
> /path to icecast.xml, i see the following:
> 
> Changed groupid to 501.
> Changed userid to 501.
> 
> and then it just hangs.  i do not get a command prompt
> or anything.  so i was wondering if there are any
> other messages that normally follow during the startup
> process.
> 
> 
> --- Karl Heyes <karl at xiph.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 21:59, jensen galan wrote:
> > > greetings!
> > > 
> > > when i try to start icecast, i get the following:
> > > 
> > > Changed groupid to 501.
> > > Changed userid to 501.
> > > 
> > > and then it just hangs there...
> > > i ctrl-z and then attempt to start icecast again,
> > and
> > > i get the following:
> > > 
> > > Could not create listener socket on port 8000
> > > Server startup failed.  Exiting
> > > 
> > > netstat -anp | grep :8000 shows the following:
> > > 
> > > tcp   0  0 192.168.1.99:8000   0.0.0.0:*   LISTEN 
> > 
> > > 4244/
> > > 
> > > so, it looks like "something" is starting.
> > 
> > the ctrl-Z only stops the job, it does not terminate
> > it. The initial
> > icecast process will still own port 8000. starting a
> > second will fail.
> > 
> > > so, i guess my question is what is icecast
> > attempting
> > > to do after the id's are changed?  can anybody
> > list
> > > what is seen on there screen when icecast is
> > started?
> > > (this is on red hat 9)
> > 
> > It's waiting. It's a server, it's meant to wait. It
> > takes requests from
> > connecting clients and handles them.  Sending a STOP
> > signal (crtl-Z)
> > will limit it's ability to function though.
> > 
> > As for anything on screen, there shouldn't be
> > really. Log messages to
> > file as it looks like you are and start sending
> > streams to icecast so
> > that listeners can listen to something.
> > 
> > karl.
> > 
> > 
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