[icecast] icecast hangs at start

jensen galan jrgalan at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 14 15:26:20 PST 2004



thanks again.
icecast is now running in the background.
please excuse my newbiness.

jg

--- "Mr. Stauf" <stauf at freshcheese.net> wrote:
> 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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