[Icecast] ices 0.4 can't find playlists...

Chris Woodfield rekoil at semihuman.com
Fri Jan 14 06:06:56 PST 2005

Maybe I didn't fully explain...I'm trying to stream multiple playlists. 
The config bit I included was only one of the playlists. I can send my 
complete ices.conf if you'd like...


On Jan 14, 2005, at 12:06 AM, Jonas Nyrén wrote:

> Chris Woodfield wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I've compiled and successfully run icecast2 with ices on a single 
>> stream. But I'm running into problems running multiple streams from 
>> ices to icecast...
>> I used the <playlist>...</playlist> syntax to run a single stream, 
>> but the docs on icecast.org seem to suggest using the 
>> <input>...</input> syntax instead. I've actually tried it both ways, 
>> with similar results: ices reports "Could not find a valid playlist 
>> file." and exits.
> This (<input> element) is for ices2 and not ices0.4 which you are 
> using. To have multiple streams of the same playlist you should have 
> multiple <stream> ... </stream> elements in the config. One for each 
> stream you want to send.
>> Here's both versions of my config...both of these are inside the 
>> <Stream>...</Stream> tags, and I've verified that the paths to the 
>> playlist.txt files are valid. If I use the same <Playlist> tags at 
>> the top of the file (outside the <stream> tags) and only configure 
>> one stream, it works. Can someone let me know what I'm going wrong?
> Yes, the <playlist> element should be outside the <stream> element. As 
> I said above you only need to have multiple <stream> elements.. (since 
> you are streaming the same playlist in each "instance").
> Hope this solves your problem.
> /Jonas

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