[Icecast] Running Two Instances of Icecast

Steve Matzura sm at noisynotes.com
Sat Nov 28 22:12:42 UTC 2020


OK! This sounds promising! So, if my config is 
/etc/icecast2/icecast-test.xml, would I do this:
>>
>>
>> ./etc/init.d/icecast2 start -c /etc/icecast2/icecast-test.xml
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>> or would I use the reload option instead? I Need to have the original 
>> config operative, but I also want to run this additional one.
>>
>>
>> On 11/28/2020 3:16 PM, Jordan Erickson wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Steve,
>>>
>>> On 11/28/20 11:02 AM, Steve Matzura wrote:
>>>> I copied the daemon file /usr/bin/icecast2 to icecast2-test
>>>
>>> I'd stop right there. That's really not a good idea IMO, and I can't 
>>> imagine what weirdnesses would pop up due to it. Besides, you can 
>>> simply call Icecast with different config file (-c) and as long as 
>>> there are no conflicting config options, it should happily run 
>>> simultaneously. In fact I just tried it myself to ensure that it 
>>> does work.
>>>
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Jordan Erickson


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