[Icecast] intro doesn't work

Paul Martin pm at nowster.org.uk
Sat Jan 19 21:54:31 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jan 19, 2008 at 05:27:03PM +0100, Kassai Istvan wrote:

> I've an icecast 2.3.1 server to broadcast one ogg/vorbis stream. I  
> wanted to set it up to play an intro.ogg "spot" for every new listeners,  
> but doesn't work. It is almost sure I misconfigured something, but don't  
> know what.
> As I tried at first to put the intro.ogg into "/" dir of the server, but  
> found an info at a website, the intro.ogg <WEBROOT> directory, but  
> nothing. There is not any error in the log, just doesn't play.
> Has anybody a full, working icecast.xml ? please share it to me!

I've found that not all clients play the intro. Yes, the <webroot> directory
is the place to put it.

xmms skips the intro, but ogg123 doesn't.

Paul Martin <pm at nowster.org.uk>

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