[Icecast] Stream File Type?

EvilOverlord eviloverlord at imux.net
Wed Sep 1 09:42:57 PDT 2004

Brett Trent wrote:

> I'm a newbie.
> I've just installed Icecast2 and am streaming to it successfully via
> Nicecast (great app BTW).
> My problem is that the stream from Icecast2 comes through as an .m3u
> which does not correctly open on any of the Mac or Windows machines
> that I've tried.  When broadcasting directly from Nicecast the file
> type is a .pls which both iTunes and WMP seem to deal with just fine
> right out of the box.
> Is there a way to have Icecast2 send as some other type?  My users
> are tech-illiterate so making changes on their end it not an option.
> Thanks, Brett

You've probably not set the hostname properly in the config file, as 
this is used in the generation of the m3u file.  Download the m3u file 
from the server and have a look at what's inside it.

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