[Icecast] Can't connect winamp source to icecast server

Leo Currie leo.currie at strath.ac.uk
Tue Oct 5 12:46:32 UTC 2004

Greg Trounson wrote:

> Gidday,
> I have a winamp 2.95 source that cannot upload the stream to my icecast 
> server.

I'm assuming you're trying the Nullsoft Shoutcast DSP plugin.

> Since icecast is compatible with shoutcast surely a winamp source should 
> be able to connect?

I'm afraid not, but this is because Icecast uses mountpoints, which lets 
you specify multiple streams per server, e.g:

This is in contrast to SHOUTCast which provides only a single stream per 
server instance. (so for the above example, you'd need to run 3 copies 
of SHOUTCast on 6 different ports, except of course you can't stream in 

> any help appreciated,

Try the Oddcast plugin instead -



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