[Icecast] Icecast won't start on system boot

Steve Matzura sm at noisynotes.com
Thu Mar 26 13:34:38 PDT 2015


Can do, but that doesn't solve the problem of why systemctl doesn't
handle this properly, and what to do in the case of an unattended and
unintended reboot where the thing has to start on its own with no
intervention.

On Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:25:32 -0700, you wrote:

>Are you logged in as another user account other than root? If not, that's the simplest way I would do it.
>
>Jonnyboy! Iphones rock!
>
>> On Mar 26, 2015, at 11:05, Steve Matzura <sm at noisynotes.com> wrote:
>> 
>> OK, took a crash course in systemctl. Got the service properly
>> enabled. However, got one odd error when I started it.
>> 
>> Mar 26 18:06:10 {my-FQDN} icecast[839]: ERROR: You should not run
>> icecast2 as root
>> Mar 26 18:06:10 {my-FQDN} icecast[839]: Use the changeowner directive
>> in the config file
>> 
>> The XML shows:
>> 
>> <changeowner>
>>    <user>nobody</user>
>>    <group>nogroup</group>
>> </changeowner>
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