[Icecast] Icecast 2 on ubuntu 14 - service will not start using /etc/init.d

Nick at 4points.ca Nick at 4points.ca
Tue Aug 25 08:03:48 PDT 2015


 

# Edit /etc/icecast2/icecast.xml and change at least the passwords.
# Change this to true when done to enable the init.d script
ENABLE=true 

On 2015-08-25 11:02, Eduardo Martinez wrote: 

> From my original reply.
> Open the /etc/default/icecast2 file as root in an editor. The last line needs to be changed to 
> 
> ENABLE=true
> It still looks like it is set to 
> ENABLE=false 
> 
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2015, 7:58 AM <Nick at 4points.ca> wrote: 
> 
>> Thanks Jeff,
>> 
>> the /etc/icecast2 is owned by root and group root
>> 
>> I am not sure what you mean about the absolute path to icecast.xml. In
>> which file? the /etc/init.d/icecast2 file?
>> 
>> This is what is there:
>> 
>> # Defaults
>> CONFIGFILE="/etc/icecast2/icecast.xml"
>> CONFIGDEFAULTFILE="/etc/default/icecast2"
>> USERID=icecast2
>> GROUPID=icecast
>> ENABLE="false"
>> 
>> could it be that it says USERID and GROUPID are icecast2 and icecast
>> respectively?
>> 
>> On 2015-08-25 10:31, Jeff wrote:
>>> greetings,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 08/25/2015 10:26 AM, Nick at 4points.ca wrote:
>>>> netstat -ntulp | grep icecast2
>>>> 
>>>> returns nothing.
>>>> 
>>>> remember that it starts using
>>>> 
>>>> icecast2 -c icecast.xml
>>>> 
>>>> does start the broadcasting icecast server.
>>>> 
>>> [..snipped..]
>>> 
>>> try specifying an absolute path to icecast.xml. also check
>>> owner/group/permissions.
>>> 
>>> regards,
>>> J
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