[Icecast] Help w/ ices & ALSA

Michael Smith mlrsmith at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 07:57:08 PDT 2005


On 8/2/05, Seth McTigh <kleptein at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I'm currently using Icecast 2.2 w/ streams running DarkIce, under RH.  I'd like
> to try Ices, but so far am completely striking out.  My soundcard has ALSA
> drivers installed, but no matter what combination of settings I use in my config
> file, Ices won't start and I get the error:
> 
> "input/input_loop Couldn't initialise input module "alsa"

This is a somewhat confusing message. I'll change it for the next
version. Anyway, what it means is "Couldn't find an input module named
'alsa'" - which means your ices installation was built without alsa
support. You'll need to rebuild it with this support.

Mike


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