[Icecast] Icecast start up script for icecast

Erick Johnson ejohnson82 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 22:16:17 PST 2011


 > I respect more if don't know the answer then just prolonging the issue
 > or just direct me to the person who dose like the person who created icecast

someone go fetch Jack Moffit!

On 2/21/11 12:11 PM, Luis Barrett wrote:
> Hi Icecast,
>
> My name is Luis Barrett as you know, for past couple of days now I been having problem getting icecast started. The first thing
> I notice that we need to have a icecast.pid file but reading the script it say when you start up icecast it will create the icecast.pid
> file for us. So this is my question because now I'm getting upset because no one as been able be straight forward with us. We need
> to now why can we not start up icecast? So it can create the icecast.pid file and where that in our directory that file need to go? Again
> we have a Redhat Enterprise LS 4 reading the some forum and searching online we notice everyone having the same problem on a
> different Distro. I want to know how to start up icecast on our Distro if you now the answer please reply if you don't know the answer
> please let me know that you don't know the answer because I respect more if don't know the answer then just prolonging the issue
> or just direct me to the person who dose like the person who created icecast because right we are getting very upset that no one can
> not give us a straight answer.
>
> Thank you,
>
> Luis Barrett
>
> On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 12:46 PM, Keith Roberts <keith at karsites.net <mailto:keith at karsites.net>> wrote:
>
>     On Sun, 20 Feb 2011, Geoff Shang wrote:
>
>         To: Luis Barrett <getpaid00 at gmail.com <mailto:getpaid00 at gmail.com>>
>         From: Geoff Shang <geoff at QuiteLikely.com>
>
>         Subject: Re: [Icecast] Icecast start up script for icecast
>
>         On Sun, 20 Feb 2011, Luis Barrett wrote:
>
>             We already have icecast install we our just trying to it started. In the icecast started script we need the icecast.pid file and we just want to
>             know were in the directory is the icecast.pid file or do we have to create one if we do in which directory?
>
>
>         The Icecast PID file will be created by Icecast itself when it is started.
>
>         The location of the file is defined in the config file icecast.xml.
>
>         If it's not there or commented out, it appears that no PID file is created
>         (i.e. that there's no default location).  I say this because my running
>         Icecast server on my home machine doesn't seem to have one and it's
>         commented out in the config file.
>
>         I guess you can put it anywhere, but there's probably a standard location
>         for such things and it may even be specified in your config file.
>
>
>     Hi Geoff.
>
>     I'm running Centos 5.5 and the init process says icecast has started, but at shutdown time I get a message saying icecast is not running.
>
>     What needs to be edited in the icecast.xml to get it to startup at boot time please?
>
>     Regards,
>
>     Keith
>
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