[Icecast] Icecast dropping streams

Alek Andreev alek at zvuk.net
Mon Feb 7 06:22:44 PST 2005

> These are usually down to non-utf8 chars being sent to icecast. Check
> the metadata being sent

That's quite likely, since some of the tracks have cyrillic ID3 tags. 
What should I do to cirvumvent that?

> That message occurs if icecast hasn't received any data after a certain
> amount of idle time (<source-timeout> seconds).  This could be down to
> the source client (ezstream) not sending anything or may be a network
> outage. If icecast disconnects the source client or if the network has a
> problem then the source client should try to reconnect.

Not the case, since the source and Icecast run on the same machine.

Alek Andreev
alek at zvuk.net

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