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cashman
2005-12-01, 23:05
Hi All,

My SB2 and SlimServer have been working beautifully for a while now. But I have had to reinstall Mac OS X.4 (with 10.4.3 update) on my mac mini and although SlimServer (6.2.1) starts up and is otherwise functional via the web interface, the SB2 just can't connect to it - even when the firewall is disabled. Network is ethernet only.

Additionally, the folders contained within user/library/slimserver/ are completely empty! Total size for the /slimserver/ folder is reported as 16k. I'm sure that's not right.

I have deleted every reference to slimserver, etc and reinstalled a couple of times now. I have also performed "repair permissions" using Disk Utility. Still the same problem.

Slimserver 6.2.1 works fine on my iBook and the SB2 can connect perfectly.

Any help would be appreciated.

danco
2005-12-02, 03:42
On 1/12/05 at 22:05 -0800, cashman wrote
>Hi All,
>
>My SB2 and SlimServer have been working beautifully for a while now.
>But I have had to reinstall Mac OS X.4 (with 10.4.3 update) on my mac
>mini and although SlimServer (6.2.1) starts up and is otherwise
>functional via the web interface, the SB2 just can't connect to it -
>even when the firewall is disabled. Network is ethernet only.
>
>Additionally, the folders contained within user/library/slimserver/ are
>completely empty! Total size for the /slimserver/ folder is reported as
>16k. I'm sure that's not right.
>
>I have deleted every reference to slimserver, etc and reinstalled a
>couple of times now. I have also performed "repair permissions" using
>Disk Utility. Still the same problem.

Is there a typo in your report? If not, I can see a problem. There is
no such folder as user/Library/slimserver used by the SlimServer.
There may be a folder named user/Library/SlimDevices. This is created
by you for plugins, etc, and the slimserver should work fine even
without it.

Are you sure that in your deletion and reinstallation of the
SlimServer you deleted its preferences? Can't do any harm to do so.
It is com.slimdevices.slim.plist
--
Daniel Cohen

cashman
2005-12-02, 23:41
Thanks Daniel. My mistake! It is indeed user/Library/SlimDevices.

Yes, I have removed the preference file also, restarted, etc.

Exactly the same OS on my iBook and it works perfectly....

I'll keep plugging away and see what gives.

Thanks again.