[Icecast] Question about live and playlist

Mike Whitaker mike at altrion.org
Mon Jan 10 00:51:17 PST 2005

On 9 Jan 2005, at 23:01, LeBoUc Bob wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm a french user of icecast2 on a distant serveur.
> I have 1 stream running on the serveur (with ices) that play random 
> mp3 and when i want to do a live i connect my PC (winamp+oddcastv3) to 
> the icecast and then i have 2 stream on the icecast serveur. The 
> question is "How can i replace the first stream (playlist) by my live 
> stream, and when i've finished the live, the playlist hang on and the 
> listeners don't see anything".
> I want to do that because actually i have to move all the listeners 
> manually from the first stream to the live. And when a new listener 
> conect i have to move it to. It's not usefull.
> Thx if u can help me.

Assuming you can change the server config, it's easy: look at 
icecast2_config_file.html in the docs directory, specifically the 
fallback-mount and fallback-override directives.

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