[Icecast] IE, flash and icecast

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Sat Feb 2 20:29:02 UTC 2008

Jonathan Addleman wrote:
> I'm having trouble getting an IE client to hear mp3 streams through a
> flash player. It appears to be the same problem as described at
> http://icecast.imux.net/viewtopic.php?t=2039 - the flash player connects
> to the icecast server and begins downloading the audio data, but never
> actually plays it.
> Surely this is a problem that has been encountered before! Let me know
> if there's any other wireshark captures that might help, or anything
> else. Thanks!

The problem has been encountered before but the problem is actually 
within flash and they haven't said anything about the issue. So we are 
left in the dark about what the proper fix is.  Can you try the trunk 
code or even my branch work to see if the problem still occurs?


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