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rpgieselman
2015-07-09, 11:00
I recently installed the Synology version of the LMS on my Diskstation and moved my music files there so that I could access my music regardless of whether or not my laptop was on network.

My problem is twofold.

1) While the LMS scan says that it has located and downloaded my 50 playlists, they don't show up in the Playlists tab on the server interfaces (Squeezebox Classic, Squeezebox Radio, Squeezebox iPhone app.)

I have checked permissions on the Diskstation and ensured that they are all open for read/write.
I have also pointed the LMS to the top level iTunes Music folder where all the media is stored.
I have rescanned the files and cycled the NAS, the Classic, and my laptop on and off several times.

2) It also seems the some of my album art is either missing or does not display on the Squeezebox interfaces (again, SBox Classic, SBox Radio, SBox iPhone app)

Everything is visible and works fine on iTunes (both on the laptop and my iPod).

I'm not a tech dunce, but can't seem to figure out the issue.

Anyone out there solved a similar issue?

Thanks for any help you can provide.

Russ

mherger
2015-07-09, 13:18
> 1) While the LMS scan says that it has located and downloaded my 50
> playlists, they don't show up in the Playlists tab on the server
> interfaces (Squeezebox Classic, Squeezebox Radio, Squeezebox iPhone
> app.)

Scanning an iTunes library on a NAS is a bit hit and miss. As the paths
as stored in iTunes XML file are not valid on the NAS itself, it has to
somehow map them. Make sure you have set the appropriate parameters in
the iTunes section of the LMS Settings.

> 2) It also seems the some of my album art is either missing or does not
> display on the Squeezebox interfaces (again, SBox Classic, SBox Radio,
> SBox iPhone app)

Artwork downloaded by iTunes is not available to LMS. Apple never
provided an API to access them. If you want to have them in LMS, too,
then you'd better embed them in the files using some tagging software.

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Michael