[Icecast] Icecast won't start on system boot

"Thomas B. Rücker" thomas at ruecker.fi
Thu Mar 26 13:35:25 PDT 2015


On 03/26/2015 06:05 PM, Steve Matzura 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>

Check which config file it's trying to use, might be a different copy?
On Fedora the default config file is /etc/icecast.xml IIRC.

TBR


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