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jasleinstein
2006-02-14, 15:45
I am a new user of slimbox. When up grading to new versions of slimserver is it ok to copy the SQL file to a temp location then replacing it after the new install?
I have a large music library and the scans take up to ten hours to run.

Also is there a faster method to scan the music library?
I am not a Itunes user.

thanks

snarlydwarf
2006-02-14, 16:18
Sometimes you can, but you shouldn't rely on it.

The database can (and usually does) change formats between releases.

How many tracks do you have? It shouldn't take 10 hours to build the database unless you have a huge library, a very slow CPU and very slow I/O.

mherger
2006-02-15, 00:20
> I am a new user of slimbox. When up grading to new versions of
> slimserver is it ok to copy the SQL file to a temp location then
> replacing it after the new install?

Slimserver will only rescan your collection if there have been changes to
the database structure. It's in these cases where you can't just copy and
replace the file.

But taking backups is still a good idea ;-).

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Michael

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