[Icecast] relay mount URL
kengroups at icloud.com
Sun May 9 10:12:52 UTC 2021
Yes indeed, it was the â&â. I knew it would be something like that, but it was late after a long day and obviously not thinking clearly, so apologies.
Thanks for that. I am now able to icecast the satellite radio feed, albeit still in mp2 which is no good for my needs, but Iâm working on that.
Ken G i l l e t t
> On 8 May 2021, at 22:30, Marvin Scholz <epirat07 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8 May 2021, at 21:55, Ken Gillett wrote:
>> Iâve been able to stream from a satellite feed, via a SAT>IP server to VLC and also to an IP radio player that supports mp2 file format. However, I cannot use that URL as a relay mount in Icecast:-
>> which is actually BBC Radio 2 from FreeSAT in the UK.
>> As I said, this URL works perfectly for players, but Icecast complains on startup:-
>> /etc/icecast2/icecast.xml:178: parser error : EntityRef: expecting ';'
> As the Icecast config is standard XML format, you need to properly escape characters
> that have special meaning for XML (in this case the &), so IIRC it should be escaped
> like so:
>> It obviously objects to the URL having those â=â characters in the mount. Thereâs an error for each one (^ in different place).
>> Is there any way I can encode this URL as a mount for a relay, or is Icecast unable to deal with a URL like this?
>> Ken G i l l e t t
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