[Icecast] client not displaying metadata on current song

Dave dmehler26 at woh.rr.com
Wed Jun 14 21:34:44 UTC 2006

    Thanks for your reply. I've checked ices.log and icecast's access and 
error logs, i'm not seeing any errors in my setup. I'm now assuming that 
it's winamp5, this was previously working. I do not know what setting to 
check, any suggestions welcome.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Karl Heyes" <karl at xiph.org>
To: "Dave" <dmehler26 at woh.rr.com>
Cc: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 2:38 PM
Subject: Re: [Icecast] client not displaying metadata on current song

> Dave wrote:
>> Hello,
>>    I've got icecast2.31 and ices 0.4 streaming a static playlist of 
>> mp3's. I can connect with winamp version 5, and i see and hear the 
>> currently playing song. When that song goes to the next one title doesn't 
>> change, checking it in the ices.log file the information is updated 
>> appropriately. I've tried setting public to 1 in ices.conf, but that 
>> didn't do it. I'm starting to think this is a winamp odity, but i'd 
>> appreciate any second opinions.
>> Thanks.
>> Dave.
> check that ices is updating the metadata, you can check the icecast logs 
> for that, either metadata updating in error log or /admin/metadata in 
> access log. You can also check the status page for the titles.
> Check that your player (winamp) is requesting the metadata from the 
> server.
> The public setting in ices is for advertising the stream on a directory 
> server.
> karl. 

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