[PD] mp3cast~ again

Richard Lewis richardlewis at fastmail.co.uk
Mon Feb 19 20:06:26 CET 2007

On Monday 19 February 2007 16:09, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> Richard Lewis wrote:
> > On Monday 19 February 2007 16:09, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> >>
> >> -did you try to connect the client on the right port (e.g.
> >> http://yourhost.com:8080/yourstream.mp3 ) ?
> >>
> > Yes, I keep checking this. Another things I might try is playing with the 
> > hostname setting in Icecast. Maybe just localhost isn't good enough and it 
> > might have to be the same as the hostname that clients give...
> it might well be, that icecast only binds to the public interface (e.g.
> "eth0") and NOT to the loopback-device ("lo", that's the one that reacts
> on or "localhost").
> you can debug this by trying to connect to icecast with telnet and the 2
> ip's.
> another option is, that /etc/hosts.(allow|deny) restrict access to the
> loopback-devices.

OK. I think I've got this now: I've made sure that the server_name property in 
icecast.conf and the host name used in the 'connect' messages to all my 
mp3cast~ objects are the same and now it seems to be working!

Thanks for your help, everyone!

Richard Lewis
Sonic Arts Research Archive
JID: ironchicken at jabber.earth.li

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