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2004-12-10, 09:10
Jesse David Hollington says:
>On Linux you'll need to use the option to "Specify iTunes
Library
>Location Manually", as it can only find it automatically if
you're
>actually running iTunes on the same computer. If you
say "Specify
>Automatically" it will ignore the location that you put in
the next
>field

Yep--got that.
>For your "iTunes Music Folder" you would put the actual
parent
>directory under which all of your music is stored.

Ok--perhaps here's my problem/question/issue:

I've got the following directory structure:
/home/itunes
contains my iTunes directory, and my iTunes Music
Library.xml, as well as any purchased music

/home/mp3
contains all my mp3s

The iTunes Music Library.xml file references the MP3s that
are in /home/mp3, and iTunes plays them fine.

Which path should be put into iTunes Music Folder? /home/mp3
or /home/itunes (or /home/itunes/iTunes)?

Is this a bad directory layout?

Thanks!

-dave

Jesse David Hollington
2004-12-11, 08:51
You would put /home/mp3 into your "iTunes Music Folder" entry.
Basically SlimServer needs to cross-reference with iTunes where the
music is actually physically stored.


On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 11:10:34 -0500, dave (AT) davidrodger (DOT) com
<dave (AT) davidrodger (DOT) com> wrote:
> Jesse David Hollington says:
>
>
> >On Linux you'll need to use the option to "Specify iTunes
> Library
> >Location Manually", as it can only find it automatically if
> you're
> >actually running iTunes on the same computer. If you
> say "Specify
> >Automatically" it will ignore the location that you put in
> the next
> >field
>
> Yep--got that.
> >For your "iTunes Music Folder" you would put the actual
> parent
> >directory under which all of your music is stored.
>
> Ok--perhaps here's my problem/question/issue:
>
> I've got the following directory structure:
> /home/itunes
> contains my iTunes directory, and my iTunes Music
> Library.xml, as well as any purchased music
>
> /home/mp3
> contains all my mp3s
>
> The iTunes Music Library.xml file references the MP3s that
> are in /home/mp3, and iTunes plays them fine.
>
> Which path should be put into iTunes Music Folder? /home/mp3
> or /home/itunes (or /home/itunes/iTunes)?
>
> Is this a bad directory layout?
>
>
>
> Thanks!
>
> -dave
>