[CentOS] No ices for icecast ?

Sun Jan 2 08:43:19 UTC 2011
Gilbert Sebenste <sebenste at weather.admin.niu.edu>

On Sun, 2 Jan 2011, David Simpson wrote:

> On 2/01/2011 11:16 AM, Keith Roberts wrote:
>> I have followed this tutorial to install icecast on Centos
>> 5.5,
>> http://www.howtoforge.com/linux_webradio_with_icecast2_ices2
>> but cannot find the ices package for sending the audio
>> to icecast for it to stream.
>> I would like to send the data as mp3, if there is a suitable
>> program to do this.
> I just went through this, and could not find a package for ices. In the
> end I downloaded and compiled DarkIce (once the development libraries
> were installed)   http://code.google.com/p/darkice
> Only thing that caught me out, was that you need to specify the output
> device in the DarkIce config file as an icecast2 server, or you get a
> message about opening underlying sink error.
> Now happily streaming mp3 data.
> Good Luck
> David

I'm doing the same thing for broadcasting my NOAA weather radio stations 
around me. It just works. Icecast and Darkice are excellent. And David's 
right: use the Icecast2 server. Cheers!


Gilbert Sebenste                                                     ********
(My opinions only!)                                                  ******