[Icecast] icecast2 mp3 header missing

Scott Winterstein 0turn1 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 11:32:10 PDT 2014

Sometimes this can mean your source file is at a faster or different
bitrate than your server is setup to stream it at... send a link to the

Mit freundlichen Grüßen
Scott Winterstein

EMAIL: 0turn1 at gmail dot com

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 6:14 AM, coppla <janus_zry at 126.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I’m using icecast2 to serve live streams in mp3. The streams can be played
> on Chrome or web views on Android, but it is very slow. Then i tried ffplay
> (ffmpeg) to play the streams, it’s much faster but it reports “header
> missing”. I built ffmpeg with debug-info and i saw that ffmpeg probed the
> streams several times to get the stream format. First several times the
> score is low and ffmpeg does not have confidence in the probed format. I
> guess that’s why the stream is so slow on Android.
> I'm using ffmpeg + mp3fwd as source client. I’ve also tried LadioCast on
> OSX, and ffmpeg 2.4.2 stand alone without mp3fwd. The problem persists.
> Looking forward to your help! Thanks in advance!
> Coppla
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