[Icecast] Stream File Type?

Brett Trent btrent at newsguy.com
Wed Sep 1 13:17:06 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.
>
>Stephen
>--
>Liveice Project http://liveice.sourceforge.net/


Well, there you go - it IS still pointing to localhost.  I'll fix that and give it another try.

Is there a working Icecast2 server that I can connect to as a listener just to make sure I'm not having issues on that end?

Thanks,
Brett


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