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HankD
2005-05-05, 04:35
I run Windows XP SP2, and Slim Server 6.0.2/Squeezebox 2 and my Music Folder is full of FLAC files thay play nicely but not all of them show up.
I have refreshed and tried everything I can think of, but a lot of the files are missing.
Any hints?
----Hank

Ed Atlee
2005-05-05, 07:25
"HankD"
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>
> I run Windows XP SP2, and Slim Server 6.0.2/Squeezebox 2 and my Music
> Folder is full of FLAC files thay play nicely but not all of them show
> up.
> I have refreshed and tried everything I can think of, but a lot of the
> files are missing.
> Any hints?
> ----Hank

One file per track, or FLAC + cuesheet? FLAC + cuesheet may have problems
if the file name of your FLAC doesn't match what's in the cuesheet. And
albums could end up in a different folder than you expect if your artist
tags aren't consistent, e.g., "Neil Young and Crazy Horse" vs. "Neil Young &
Crazy Horse".

Beyond that, maybe a wipe cache and rescan?

Ed

HankD
2005-05-05, 07:49
Ed,
Thanks.
They are all single Flac files, no cue sheets.
"wipe cache"...how do I do this?
Sorry...

Cheers
---Hank

Ed Atlee
2005-05-05, 11:15
"HankD"
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>
> Ed,
> Thanks.
> They are all single Flac files, no cue sheets.
> "wipe cache"...how do I do this?
> Sorry...
>
> Cheers
> ---Hank

Honestly, I'm not entirely sure where that setting is offhand, perhaps in
the web interface under "Server Settings"? I use whole album flac +
external cuesheets, so I'm not sure what else I can suggest, except maybe to
check the tags on some of the files that aren't showing up, and see if
anything is amiss there.

Ed

kdf
2005-05-05, 12:20
wipe cache is located in server settings->performance
it should only be used as last resort since it triggers a complete rescan of
everything from an empty database.

-kdf

HankD
2005-05-05, 13:15
I wonder if this can be the problem: My FLAC files are in folders with individual names (artist and concert and date) but a lot of the FLAC files have the same name, just like Track01,
Track02 etc....
Please don't let this be a problem....hopefully there's away around it without renaming every single FLAC file (I have a lot of these....)
Cheers
Hank

radish
2005-05-05, 13:27
Do the files have correct tags? If so, the file names shouldn't matter much. IIRC (please correct me if I'm wrong) Slimserver only falls back to filenames when tags don't exist.

If you do have tags and for whatever reason would like the files to be similarly named, there are tools which will do this automatically (e.g. The Godfather).

max.spicer
2005-05-05, 13:47
wipe cache is located in server settings->performance
it should only be used as last resort since it triggers a complete rescan of
everything from an empty database.

-kdf
But is nevertheless often necessary. I'm updating my genre tags at the moment and have found that Wipe Cache is the only way of getting SlimServer to properly notice the changes.

HankD
2005-05-08, 15:17
Yeah, wipe cache seem to be the only way to get SlimServer to notice the updated music folder.
The running of the scan never seems to stop though...but I checked the folder even if the text was still displayed saying SlimServer was scanning the music library or something. And it was updated.
Realised I had to move all WAV and FLAC files into the same folder,to be able to update them in one Wipe.
---Hank