What's new?

Steamcast is a stand alone server that combines the features of SHOUTcast and Icecast2 and more to make one mega awesome server.
stationx
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Hi Max,

Installed Wire shark now i'm suss its acutally crashing the box when this happens. Haven't been lucky enough to extract the needed info yet.

regards

Pete

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Re: What's new?

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You might setup having Wireshark running constantly with a ring buffer. If the system crashes then the ring buffer would stop around the crash. Hopefully capturing what caused it.

To note: Steamcast should not be causing your system to crash. As any Windows NT based system is designed to limit the impact of application crashes. If your Windows server is crashing this could indicate a problem with the drivers and how the drivers are handling it.

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/wsug_htm ... 1588230768

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thanks max i'm working through it

regards
pete

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Hi Max

Wire shark still totally crashing my VPS when this problem happens.

I've turned off "Screen Log" this window (not sure of what it's name is) now only shows the total datarate and the introduction. Not drawing the log for everything that the server does has seemed to have stopped it. I've not seen any similar events in the event log you get on the web interface. It still shows everything.

I also don't run steamcast as a windows service. I am not IT savvy enough in this area to know how to get two instances running. Would running as a windows service make any difference to this problem?

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peter

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Re: What's new?

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No, running Steamcast as a service is just so that'll run in the background so you don't have to be logged in.

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Looks like turning off "screen log" has been the fix Max. No drama's since.

cheers

peter

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