[Icecast] Icecast won't start on system boot

Steve Matzura sm at noisynotes.com
Thu Mar 26 06:32:13 PDT 2015


Ya know, I think I'm going to uninstall whatever Icecast we have, then
re-install it--after doing a backup first, of course! :-) This is just
getting too weird.

On Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:28:08 +0000, you wrote:

>On 03/26/2015 12:57 PM, Steve Matzura wrote:
>> On Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:58:17 +0000, you wrote:
>>
>>> Fedora 20 uses systemd. Have you checked the journal for the output when
>>> Icecast start up failed?
>> Unless I'm doing something very wrong, which is probably the case, the
>> messages files have no strings containing `icecast'.
>>
>>> Depending on your system configuration there might be at least some
>>> vague note in the journal about a process segfaulting or such. I know at
>>> least Ubuntu logs segfaults, not sure about Fedora.
>> Well, here's something that's telling--the output from running the
>> startup script /etc/init.d/icecast2 in a subshell:
>>
>> + PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin
>> + DAEMON=/usr/bin/icecast2
>> + NAME=icecast2
>> + DESC=icecast2
>> + test -x /usr/bin/icecast2
>> + exit 0
>>
>> Failed the test for existence? How's that?
>>
>> + PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin
>> + DAEMON=/usr/bin/icecast2
>> + NAME=icecast2
>> + DESC=icecast2
>> + test -x /usr/bin/icecast2
>> + exit 0
>> # ls -al /usr/bin/icecast
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 237424 Dec  4 21:28 /usr/bin/icecast
>> # file /usr/bin/icecast
>> /usr/bin/icecast: ELF 64-bit LSB shared object, x86-64, version 1
>> (SYSV), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.32,
>> BuildID[sha1]=050419accf8c5dcf4eb3daf92729f4e48271ca6b, stripped
>
>"icecast2" is a common binary name used on debian and derivative systems.
>Didn't you say that you were on Fedora which should rather have
>"icecast" as the binary name?
>
>https://apps.fedoraproject.org/packages/icecast
>Says, that there are latest packages (of 2.4.1) for all supported
>releases. (I love them for this!)
>
>Did you for some strange reason install a debian package that was run
>through 'alien'? Or its init script?
>
>Cheers
>
>Thomas
>
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