[Icecast] Question about Icecast2 when not streaming

Jack Elliott 541 848 7021 thatjackelliott at kpov.org
Wed Jun 3 20:50:35 PDT 2015


One possibility: the fallback file has to be the same format as the 
actual stream -- that is, same bitrate and same number of tracks (mono 
or stereo).

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541 848 7021
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On 06/03/2015 05:02 PM, Kyle Blizzard wrote:
> Hmm. Even with the file in the right place, Icecast still doesn't use
> it when my stream is offline. I can access the file using it's URL, so
> I know Icecast has access to it. This is what I have in my
> configuration file.
>
>      <mount>
>          <mount-name>/stream.mp3</mount-name>
>          <fallback-mount>/StreamWarning.mp3</fallback-mount>
>          <fallback-override>1</fallback-override>
>      <public>0</public>
>      </mount>
>
>      <mount>
>      <mount-name>/StreamWarning.mp3</mount-name>
> </mount>
>
> I have StreamWarning.mp3 in webroot, and I can access it using the
> URL. Does anyone have any other ideas as to what might be causing the
> problem?
>
> On 6/3/15, Jack Elliott 541 848 7021 <thatjackelliott at kpov.org> wrote:
>> 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.
>>
>> --
>> 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 01:41 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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