We are at T-48h of fisl9.0, and everything starts to take form. I spent the whole afternoon getting our icecast infrastructure online. We’ve got 6 servers, all with different bandwidth and not all with the same architecture… The debian boxes were prevalent (4 of them – 1 amd64 and 3 i386), all of them etch. We’ll be able to follow the statistics at tvstats website (not all the servers are enlisted yet).
In this process I found an evil bug in debian’s icecast package, I will have to debug to understand it better: when relaying from a master server (which is our set-up), if the source stops feeding the master, the relay segfaults. The strace shows it just segfaults while pooling… I got no explanation for it and I’ll have to dissect it if I want to build a proper bug report. In the meantime, I installed the sarge-backports version, and it worked… so, the bug report will have to wait until after fisl 🙂
I took some pictures to show how’s everything being put together. Take a look:
And some of the infrastructure crew:
See you all there!