[Icecast] fallback time

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Mon Mar 14 16:49:50 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 16:39, Stéphane Péron wrote:
> Hi
> I have an icecast server that relay a remote stream, with a local 
> fallback mountpoint. When I unplug the network cable (just for test), 
> icecast falls back to the local mountpoint after a few seconds. When I 
> re-plug, I have to wait 1or 2 minutes before moving back to the remote 
> stream. Why is it so long ?
> I'm using the default parameters, with a 128 kbps stream.

because the default master-update-interval is 120 seconds. Either reduce
the time between updates or send HUP


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