[Icecast] Can't connect winamp source to icecast server
gregt at maths.otago.ac.nz
Tue Oct 5 14:30:20 PDT 2004
Leo Currie wrote:
> Greg Trounson wrote:
>> 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.
That's the one.
>> 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
The problem is that I have someone who insists on using the win32/winamp
combination as the source, and I'd rather use icecast as the server
instead of the nullsoft shoutcast implementation.
You say above that I'd need to run 3 copies of shoutcast on 6 ports to
handle 3 streams, so is it possible to use SHOUTCast send a single
stream to an icecast server?
> Try the Oddcast plugin instead -
Thanks, I'll give that a go for my own tinkering.
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