[Icecast] stupid user tricks with ices2: "No such file or directory" :P

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Fri Dec 9 07:40:39 PST 2005

John Hebert wrote:
> I must be doing something really stupid.
> I've read the docs for icecast2 and ices2. Icecast2 is running fine; I can
> get stats.xml and see that it is running.
> When I run ices2, I get the following error in ices.log:
> ...
> [2005-12-07  05:37:51] INFO playlist-basic/playlist_basic_get_next_filename
> Loading playlist from file "/home/john/playlist.txt"
> [2005-12-07  05:37:51] WARN playlist-builtin/playlist_read Error opening
> file "Vistors.ogg": No such file or directory
> ...
> And I've made playlist.txt as simple as I can:
> playlist.txt:
> /home/john/Visitors.ogg
> Yes, there is a file called Visitors.ogg in /home/john. I can play the file
> just fine in Zinf.
> Does ices2 expect .ogg files to be in another specific directory? From
> reading the docs, the path to the .ogg files are specified in the playlist
> file.
> Any ideas? Suggestions?

If /home/john/playlist.txt has full paths to the ogg files then the 
error message saying 'No such file or directory' would also have a full 
path, which the one above does not.  Make absolutely sure that you have 
the right playlist.	


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