[Icecast] Starting Icecast as a service on CentOS

Jonathan Nalley jnalley at jnalley.com
Tue Oct 5 21:44:18 PDT 2010

Could you use a site like pastebin.com to show us what your init
script looks like that you've tried?

Although the typical init script is certainly more preferable, you
could always just append that command you know to be working to
/etc/rc.local although you may want to direct stdout and stderr

On 10/5/10, W2LIE <w2lie at w2lie.net> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've recently upgraded my hosting to a VPS running CentOS.
> I'm trying to configure the VPS to launch Icecast as a service so that
> Icecast starts if the virtual server reboots, or Icecast stops running.
> I've found several scripts out there to place in my init.d folder, but
> nothing seems to work for me as of yet.
> Here is my Icecast2 setup:
> Location=/usr/local/bin
> CONF_FILE=/usr/local/etc/icecast.xml
> Icecast does run fine by itself if I launch it from the command file as
> ./icecast -b -c /usr/local/etc/icecast.xml
> Thanks for the help
> Phil
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