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

Nick D'Angelo nick at 4points.ca
Fri Jul 31 16:11:22 UTC 2015

Where do I set the <errorlog>-</errorlog>?

In the /etc/init.d/icecast file?

Nick D'Angelo
4Points.ca Inc

T: 1-855-275-9713
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Sent: Friday, July 31, 2015 10:50 AM
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Subject: Re: [Icecast] icecast2 will not start from the /etc/init.d


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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