[Icecast] static file streaming

Ivan Zahoranszky ivan.zahoranszky at gmail.com
Mon Mar 27 03:00:27 PST 2006


Hi,

Thanks for the help. It was very useful to know about this m3u thing. It
works now. The root of the problem was that my WinAmp didn't work correctly
(maybe I misconfigure something) :) . Another mp3 player buffered the stream
correctly.

Ivan



On 3/26/06, oddsock <oddsock at oddsock.org > wrote:
>
> At 08:52 AM 3/26/2006, oddsock wrote:
> >At 12:19 AM 3/26/2006, Ivan Zahoranszky wrote:
> >>Sorry! The links I tried are:
> >>
> >><http://my.server.hu/try.mp3.m3u>http://my.server.hu<http://my.server.hu/try.mp3
> >
> >>:8000<http://my.server.hu/try.mp3.m3u>/try.mp3.m3u
>
> http://my.server.hu/try.mp3.m3u    <-- THAT is the proper form..
>
> >that is the proper form (obviously without the space after the .hu),
> >but more importantly, for this to work you need to make sure you've
> >set <hostname> to my.server.hu in your icecast config.
> >
> >note that the file try.mp3.m3u does not need (and should not) to
> >exist on your icecast server, it is automatically generated by
> >icecast itself.  If icecast gets a request for
> >http://blah:port/whatever.mp3.m3u, icecast will serve up a m3u file
> >containing :
> >
> >http://<hostname>:<listenport>/whatever.mp3
> >
> >where <hostname> and <listenport> are defined in the config file.  I
> >thought all this was mentioned in the docs...
> >
> >also, it should be noted that m3u is not just appropriate for mp3
> >files, it's a general (and very simple) playlist format that contain
> >any media types supported by the player using to open it..
> >
> >
> >oddsock
> >
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