[Icecast] Question about Icecast2 when not streaming

Kyle Blizzard lifeguardstrike at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 20:41:36 UTC 2015

I see. I'm not sure how I keep missing things in the Icecast docs.
I'll give that location a try.


On 6/3/15, Jack Elliott 541 848 7021 <thatjackelliott at kpov.org> wrote:
> That one stumbled me, too. I'm on a Windows machine so my webroot is in
> a different location. But according to
> http://icecast.org/docs/icecast-2.4.1/config-file.html, the path to
> webroot is in your icecast.xml file, i.e.,
>     webroot:
>     This path specifies the base directory used for all static file
>     requests. This directory can contain all standard file types
>     (including mp3s and ogg vorbis files). For example, if webroot is
>     set to /var/share/icecast2, and a request for
>     http://server:port/mp3/stuff.mp3 comes in, then the file
>     /var/share/icecast2/mp3/stuff.mp3 will be served.
> In my icecast install directory are a few other sub-folders, one of
> which is named "web" and if I tell Icecast to play a file called
> /foo.mp3 and put it in the web sub-folder, Icecast seems to find it.
> --
> that Jack Elliott
> 541 848 7021
> Producer Wednesday Point, Host, The Sunday Classics
> KPOV 88.9, High Desert Radio
> Audio geek
> On 06/03/2015 01:28 PM, Kyle Blizzard wrote:
>> Hello again.
>>    Thanks for the help, everyone. I'm trying to configure a fallback
>> mount, but I can't seem to get the file to play. Here's what I have in
>> my configuration file for the mount.
>>          <mount-name>/stream.mp3</mount-name>
>>          <fallback-mount>/StreamWarning.mp3</fallback-mount>
>>          <fallback-override>1</fallback-override>
>>      </mount>
>> I'm not entirely sure where to store the "StreamWarning.mp3 file,
>> since I'm still quite new to Linux, and don't know what "webroot"
>> refers to. I've tried several places, including /var/www/html which is
>> where my Nginx files are located. Do any of you know what I might be
>> doing wrong?
>>    Once again, thanks for all your help. Like I said, I just started
>> messing around with Debian last week.
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