[Icecast] Question about Icecast2 when not streaming

Jack Elliott 541 848 7021 thatjackelliott at kpov.org
Wed Jun 3 13:47:57 PDT 2015


I magically manage to overlook more in those docs than I see.

I blame it on the font. Or the colors. Can't be me. Nope.

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that Jack Elliott
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On 06/03/2015 01:41 PM, Kyle Blizzard wrote:
> I see. I'm not sure how I keep missing things in the Icecast docs.
> I'll give that location a try.
>
> Thanks
>
> 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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