[Icecast] fallback in Icecast 2.3 RC3

Milos Wimmer wimmer at zcu.cz
Tue Sep 20 13:01:59 PDT 2005


On Tue, 19 Sep 2005, Karl Heyes wrote:

> If you want to have the same fallback to 2 or more sources but maintain
> the original mountpoint for where they came from then fallback to a
> mountpoint which is a local relay of the fallback stream.
>
> /cro-region.ogg -----------------------> /fall-cro-region.ogg
> 						A
> 						| relay
> 						|
>                                         /z-cro-region.ogg
> 						|
> 						| relay
>                        fallback		V
> /cro-region-256.ogg -------------------> /fall-cro-region-256.ogg
>
>
> The idea is that actual listeners will never be on /z-cro-region.ogg,
> the 2 relays will have the same contents but will isolate the listeners.
> For this you will need 2 mountpoints for each listener stream, although
> in 2.3 and -kh the relay can be on-demand.


  Yes, thank you for recommendation, this solution works perfectly.

  Milos


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