[Icecast] static file streaming

Ivan Zahoranszky ivan.zahoranszky at gmail.com
Sat Mar 25 13:41:28 PST 2006


Hi,

The file I use is quite big. 6 Mbytes.

Ivan

On 3/25/06, Robert Muchnick <hostmaster at xenterra.net> wrote:
>
> Icecast will try to fill a buffer before delivering the stream. Is your
> file large enough to fill the buffer? In my recent test, a small file gets
> downloaded (filling up the buffer) before the stream starts.
>
> On Thu, 23 Mar 2006, Ivan Zahoranszky wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have installed the Icecast2 on my Ubuntu Linux and I was not able to
> > figure out how I could stream static mp3 files.
> > Can anybody help me? What should I do to do this?
> >
> > I put the mp3 file in the webroot and I tried to retrieve it with the "
> > http://host:port/try.mp3" URL but I could only download it (as a whole)
> > but not as a streamed media.
> >
> > Do I have to convert the mp3 to another streaming format? Or is my
> > iceceast.xml wrong? Or do I need ices as well?
> > Can anybody send me an example icecast.xml file that enables static file
> > streaming?
> >
> > Thank you very much,
> > Ivan
> >
>
> Robert Muchnick
> Xenterra.net
> 720-276-7917
>
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