[Icecast] Adding streaming MP3 files to websites

chip chiapas at riseup.net
Sat Jul 30 10:59:11 PDT 2005


i found some info relating to the problem that i was having below.

chip wrote:
> hi
> i need to add some streaming media files to a website.  the files are
> hosted on an Icecast server and i link to them from my webserver using
> .m3u files.
> the files stream ok for users with Firefox/Winamp but for IE users i just
> get a page with an embedded QuickTime player in it which just hangs.  this
> also hangs for me using Mozilla/Win2K.
> i've made sure that /etc/mime.types on the Icecast server contains the
> following and i've restarted Apache/Icecast:
> audio/MP3        .mp3
> audio/m3u 	   .mpu
> audio/x-mpeg 	   .mp3
> audio/x-mpegurl  .m3u
> audio/x-mpegurl  .mp3url
> anything obvious that i've overlooked or should be doing?

some very good information here about streaming audio/video from a web
server and other useful stuff:


all the best


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