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

Robert Muchnick hostmaster at xenterra.net
Fri Dec 9 10:35:07 PST 2005

This is pretty obvious but are the directory /home/john and the ogg file 
readable by the user ices2 runs under?

On Wed, 7 Dec 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?
> Thanks for your help.
> John Hebert

Robert Muchnick
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