[Icecast] New to icecast2, few questions

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Thu Feb 24 10:38:54 PST 2005

On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 18:22, Kevin S. Brackett wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Feb 2005, Karl Heyes wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 18:11, Kevin S. Brackett wrote:
> >> I have a icecast2, everything is working great, except for 2 issues..
> >>
> >> 1, Quicktime is always buffering... never plays, anyone seen this and if
> >> so know of a solution?
> >
> > not sure, make sure that quicktime handles the stream format you're
> > sending it.
> Just sending a normal m3u stream. it's strange because if I kill the 
> stream, quicktime will start playing it.. infinite buffer.

m3u isn't a stream format, it's a playlist format, often used by web
browsers to kick off your player.  Icecast can generate an m3u which
will list the stream in question but whether quicktime will know how to
decode that stream will depend on the installation of your player.


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