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Jason
2005-03-02, 10:41
Also, is it recommended to uninstall the previous version or will this
successfully install over the top via RPM?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Dan Sully
> Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2005 10:37 AM
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Announce: SlimServer 6.0a2
>
> * Jason shaped the electrons to say...
>
> >This might be a stupid question, but is there a readme, etc, that
> >explains what all has to be installed to make this work?
> I'm guessing
> >I will have to load SQL of some flavor and possibly a new
> Perl version
> >on my Linux machine to have a go at this new version.
>
> Jason - we include SQLite, which is an embedded database for
> the following systems:
>
> Windows 2000, XP
> OS X 10.2, 10.3
> RedHat 9 (8 may work too) & Fedora Core
> Debian stable, unstable
> SuSE 9
> NetBSD i386
> Buffalo Linkstation/Kurobox (ppc-linux 5.6)
>
> What OS and perl version are you running?
>
> -D
> --
> <noah> I'm partial to lipstick lesbians, I guess, but I
> suppose that's a little like saying you're partial to blue
> when you're blind.
>

Kirk Ferguson
2005-03-02, 11:21
Hello. I've been trying to get the 6.0 nightlies to work on a Centos (RH
Enterprise) server. The software installs fine, but crashes silently part way
through scanning my library. The crash occurs about 10 minutes into the scan.

5.4.X works fine on the same system and library. If I remove the 6.0 version
(rpm -e) and install 5.4.x, it takes about 40 minutes to complete the initial
scan, and then plays just fine.

My questions:

1. What has changed in the parsing of tags between versions that would cause this?

2. Can I start the server with different options to change this behavior?

3. What can I do to figure out what files in the library are causing this crash?

I tried the options suggested in the Installation doc included with the
download, but still get no message at all when the crash occurs. I have around
23,000 songs, so I really don't relish the idea of manually moving files around
to figure it out.

Thanks,

Kirk

kdf
2005-03-02, 11:27
Quoting Kirk Ferguson <kferguson (AT) students (DOT) cncc.edu>:

> Hello. I've been trying to get the 6.0 nightlies to work on a Centos (RH
> Enterprise) server. The software installs fine, but crashes silently part
> way
> through scanning my library. The crash occurs about 10 minutes into the scan.
>
> 5.4.X works fine on the same system and library. If I remove the 6.0 version
> (rpm -e) and install 5.4.x, it takes about 40 minutes to complete the initial
> scan, and then plays just fine.
>
> My questions:
>
> 1. What has changed in the parsing of tags between versions that would cause
> this?
>
unicode support perhaps, and a complete rework of how tags are tracked and
stored.


> 2. Can I start the server with different options to change this behavior?

--nocrash? ;)


> 3. What can I do to figure out what files in the library are causing this
> crash?

Assuming Centos is still keeping close redhat ties, are you not seeing a log at
/tmp/slimserver.log?

you can try this based on an rpm install:

rm /usr/local/slimserver/Cache/.slimserversql.db ( I think this is the default.
I've run from svn for so long I no longer recall if this is a setting or an rpm
default)

/usr/local/slimserver.pl --d_info --d_scan --d_sql

you will then be bombarded with messages as the scan starts, and should at least
be able to see the last song being read when/if the scan crashes.

-kdf