[Icecast] Forcing an ID on all mountpoints

Phil / w2lie w2lie at w2lie.net
Tue Nov 2 12:55:00 PDT 2010


That is my intention. If 30 min is too many, I would settle for 60min. 

On Nov 2, 2010, at 3:50 PM, Brandon Casci <brandon.casci at gmail.com> wrote:

> Just curious. Does that mean anyone listening will hear an interruption every 30 minutes?
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Nov 2, 2010, at 3:35 PM, W2LIE <w2lie at w2lie.net> wrote:
> 
>> I'm looking for a way to tag my live feeds via an audio announcement every
>> 30 minutes or so using the Linux install of Icecast.
>> 
>> Some of the feeds I control locally, and other feeds are from remote
>> locations - so implimenting this must be as painless as possible for each
>> encoding location.
>> 
>> As of now, the best way I can think of to do this is by running 2
>> instances of Icecast.  Allowing the first instance to have the announcement
>> as part of the "intro" tag, and kick each feed after 30 minutes, and then
>> having the 2nd instance of Icecast relay all of the feeds from the first
>> Icecast.  These will also be standard announcements, and not rotating
>> commercials.
>> 
>> 
>> If this is the easiest way to continue, what is the process for installing
>> a 2nd copy of Icecast on CentOS?  Or do I just use icecast -b -c config.1
>> and icecast -b -c config.2 for each copy I want to run?
>> 
>> Thanks for any help in getting this little project finalized.
>> 
>> 73
>> Phil /  W2LIE.
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