[Icecast] Icecast service remains locked in CentOs

Basil Mohamed Gohar basilgohar at librevideo.org
Wed Nov 27 17:41:16 PST 2013


Did you install Icecast from SVN or icecast.org download, or did you
install it as a package from CentOS's package repository?  The reason I
ask is because the problem may also lie in how the service is configured
specifically for CentOS/RHEL.

On 11/27/2013 06:59 PM, Phil - w2lie wrote:
> I have been having a problem with my icecast server running on CentOs. 
> Occasionally, the service will stop running, but it will fail to restart
> because the subsys is locked.
> 
> 
> If the service stops, I need to manually log into my VPS, delete the
> empty file in /var/lock/subsys and restart the icecast service.
> 
>  
> 
> What could be causing the icecast service to not drop the locked file? 
> This is the only service I am running on this VPS that has the problem. 
> I can send over my icecast service file if that helps out.
> 
> user at server [~]# service icecast status
> icecast dead but subsys locked
> user at server [~]# cd /var/lock/subsys
> user at server [/var/lock/subsys]# ls -l | grep icecast
> -rw-r--r-- 1 user user    0 Nov 23 10:06 icecast
> user at server [/var/lock/subsys]# rm icecast
> rm: remove regular empty file `icecast'? y
> user at server [/var/lock/subsys]# ls -l | grep icecast
> user at server [/var/lock/subsys]# service icecast status
> icecast is stopped
> user at server [/var/lock/subsys]# service icecast start
> Starting icecast streaming daemon:                         [  OK  ]
> user at server [/var/lock/subsys]# service icecast status
> icecast (pid 30820) is running...
> user at server [/var/lock/subsys]#
> 
> Thanks for the help, and for those in the US, have a Happy Thanksgiving.
> 
>  
> 
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