[Icecast] New to icecast2, few questions

Kevin S. Brackett ksb at platypusgroup.com
Thu Feb 24 10:44:03 PST 2005

>>> 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.

Well, I meant mp3s served by the icecast m3u mount... The fact that 
quicktime buffers while the source is active but play after the source has 
been dropped is what confuses me the most...

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