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2004-04-23, 09:21
Now that sounds a more logical description Tim of my crashing problems.

Just taken a look at the /server directory and I see the same file and it's 0Kb in size and my shoutcast plugin is not working...

The file seems to be caching information regarding the last Shoutcast station you listened to. It occurs only when you switch stations. When you launch the first station the file does not exist. For all subsequent stations I guess it is supposed to cache the details in some readable format by the plugin.

My Windows service appears to have 'stopped' when the problem occurs with switching stations. Removing the file allows me to start the service nornally and continue without a server reboot - however, who knows how stable the environment is after the crash memory leaks etc....

Didn't notice the problem on 5.1.3 - did this file even exist then?

I have to admit that the Shoutcast Plugin is not usable on 5.1.5. Windows users should steer clear of 5.1.5.

Cheers,
John

Quoting Tim Long:


Install plug-in and browse to a station, play it. A new file appears in the server directory called "shoutcastbrowser.recent". The size of the file shows up as 1Kb in explorer and viewing it in notepad shows that it contains something semi-human-readable.
Browse to a different station and play it. The .recent file size changes to 0Kb and viewing it in WordPad reveals it to be completely empty.
Browse to another station and play it. SlimServer service dies stone dead. The .recent file remains unchanged.
From this point on, the SlimServer will crash as soon as the Shoutcast plug-in is used to play any station. The server can be restarted and everything works fine, including browsing shoutcast streams, but as soon as any attempt is made to play a station, *poof* the SlimServer goes up in smoke.
Deleting the .recent file takes you back to step (1).

Michel Fombellida
2004-04-23, 13:23
Hi,

I've seen the same problem on XP Pro with 5.1.5, the slimserver service crashed
when using shoutcast. I had to reboot the machine to restart the service. I did
not have the problem with 5.1.3.

Michel

Peter Heslin
2004-04-23, 17:40
Apologies if you are a Windows user and had problems with the last
version of the Shoutcast browser.

I have re-implemented the mechanism for storing recently played
streams to use a simple .m3u playlist rather than the Storable module,
which may have been the source of the problem. Old recently played
lists will be lost with this upgrade.

Lost of other small user interface improvements, too.

If you want to try it, you can get it at:
http://www.dur.ac.uk/p.j.heslin/amusements/shoutcast/ShoutcastBrowser.pm

Peter

slim@olilo.org
2004-04-24, 04:09
Peter,

This update seems to have also addressed the issue of stopping SlimServer 5.1.5
in Fedora that I had been having when trying to connect to a stream. Recently
Played Stream Playlist is also now working.

-Tom

Quoting Peter Heslin <slimp3 (AT) heslin (DOT) eclipse.co.uk>:

> Apologies if you are a Windows user and had problems with the last
> version of the Shoutcast browser.
>
> I have re-implemented the mechanism for storing recently played
> streams to use a simple .m3u playlist rather than the Storable module,
> which may have been the source of the problem. Old recently played
> lists will be lost with this upgrade.
>
> Lost of other small user interface improvements, too.
>
> If you want to try it, you can get it at:
> http://www.dur.ac.uk/p.j.heslin/amusements/shoutcast/ShoutcastBrowser.pm
>
> Peter
>
>

dean
2004-04-26, 12:26
The latest pre-release version of SlimServer comes with the new version
of SHOUTcast browser pre-installed.

It's available here:

http://www.slimdevices.com/downloads/nightly/latest

Thanks!

dean

On Apr 24, 2004, at 4:09 AM, slim (AT) olilo (DOT) org wrote:

> Peter,
>
> This update seems to have also addressed the issue of stopping
> SlimServer 5.1.5
> in Fedora that I had been having when trying to connect to a stream.
> Recently
> Played Stream Playlist is also now working.
>
> -Tom
>
> Quoting Peter Heslin <slimp3 (AT) heslin (DOT) eclipse.co.uk>:
>
>> Apologies if you are a Windows user and had problems with the last
>> version of the Shoutcast browser.
>>
>> I have re-implemented the mechanism for storing recently played
>> streams to use a simple .m3u playlist rather than the Storable module,
>> which may have been the source of the problem. Old recently played
>> lists will be lost with this upgrade.
>>
>> Lost of other small user interface improvements, too.
>>
>> If you want to try it, you can get it at:
>> http://www.dur.ac.uk/p.j.heslin/amusements/shoutcast/
>> ShoutcastBrowser.pm
>>
>> Peter
>>
>>

zanbo
2004-04-26, 19:56
I installed 5.1.6. No joy. shoutcast browser still crashes
.... Dan
----- Original Message -----
From: "dean blackketter" <dean (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>
To: "Slim Devices Discussion" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 12:26 PM
Subject: [slim] problems with shoutcast plugin


> The latest pre-release version of SlimServer comes with the new version
> of SHOUTcast browser pre-installed.
>
> It's available here:
>
> http://www.slimdevices.com/downloads/nightly/latest
>
> Thanks!
>
> dean
>
> On Apr 24, 2004, at 4:09 AM, slim (AT) olilo (DOT) org wrote:
>
> > Peter,
> >
> > This update seems to have also addressed the issue of stopping
> > SlimServer 5.1.5
> > in Fedora that I had been having when trying to connect to a stream.
> > Recently
> > Played Stream Playlist is also now working.
> >
> > -Tom
> >
> > Quoting Peter Heslin <slimp3 (AT) heslin (DOT) eclipse.co.uk>:
> >
> >> Apologies if you are a Windows user and had problems with the last
> >> version of the Shoutcast browser.
> >>
> >> I have re-implemented the mechanism for storing recently played
> >> streams to use a simple .m3u playlist rather than the Storable module,
> >> which may have been the source of the problem. Old recently played
> >> lists will be lost with this upgrade.
> >>
> >> Lost of other small user interface improvements, too.
> >>
> >> If you want to try it, you can get it at:
> >> http://www.dur.ac.uk/p.j.heslin/amusements/shoutcast/
> >> ShoutcastBrowser.pm
> >>
> >> Peter
> >>
> >>