[Icecast] Players halting

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Fri Jan 28 07:43:32 PST 2005

On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 15:22, Joe Mays wrote:
> I've had a few reports from people that they are listening to our stream and getting
> the same behavior -- it runs for 5-30 seconds, then stops. The problem is that they
> are using various players. One person reported the issue from media player 9, I was
> listening from media player 9 at the same time and it had been playing fine for an
> hour. Her version was actually slightly newer than mine. I've also had reports of
> this behavior from people using AOL Radio and an xmms player on Freebsd. Most people
> can listen fine. Has anyone else heard of this behavior here?

assuming these streams are mp3, what icecast version are you using and
are these clients requesting metadata ?

I don't think the pidfile option was ever enabled by default, you have
to state where it goes and what name it has to be.


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