[Icecast] Newby question

Arc arc at Xiph.org
Wed Mar 30 07:18:52 UTC 2005

On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 12:15:36AM -0700, Darrick Uwins wrote:
> from ezstream...cannot open playlist.m3u...I've made a text file called
> playlist.m3u and put it in the web directory of icecast...is this the right
> location? what do i have to put into the playlist to get it up and running?

The .m3u file is automatically generated, you don't need to do anything.  
Just point your listeners at your stream's url with .m3u on the end.  
IE, if your server is at myhost.com on port 8000 and your mountpoint is 
/mystream.ogg then point your listeners to:

Easy as cake. :-)  


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