[Icecast] icecast2 will not start from the /etc/init.d

Philipp Schafft lion at lion.leolix.org
Fri Jul 31 14:50:18 UTC 2015


On Fri, 2015-07-31 at 10:38 -0400, Nick at 4points.ca wrote:
> I can start it fine from the command line using  icecast -c icecast.xml

Does it report any problems when you try this?

> we have ver 2.4.
> When I try and start it using /etc/init.d/icecast2 start  it says [ ok ] 
> Starting icecast2 (via systemctl): icecast2.service.
> but it actually doesn't start.  nothing in the error logs, nothing in 
> syslog.
> Any ideas would be appreciated.

Maybe it can not write to the error log (e.g. because of a permission

Please check the permissions of the log files.

You can also try to set:

This should let Icecast log to stderr.

 (Rah of PH2)
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