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wullsy
2006-10-11, 06:06
I can only see one setting for file location. Is it possible to have more than one - I have two separate NAS drives, and I'd like to point at both, but I can't see an easy way to do it.

I would imagine that it's possible as I guess the slimserver database stores a pointer to the file.

cheers,

jeffluckett
2006-10-11, 06:19
In order to have your library spread over multiple locations, you set one of those locations as the home for the music library in the SlimServer config.

Then, you put a shortcut (or symlink depending on your OS) in the root of your primary music folder that points to the other location containing additional music.

On a scan, SlimServer will follow the link and include whatever it finds at that location as well.

mherger
2006-10-11, 06:24
> I can only see one setting for file location. Is it possible to have
> more than one - I have two separate NAS drives, and I'd like to point
> at both, but I can't see an easy way to do it.

"to point" is the keyword: you can put shortcuts from one to the other in
the main folder. This will be followed by slimserver.

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wullsy
2006-10-11, 10:26
interesting! will try that out later tonight..

many thanks!

vacaboca
2006-10-11, 21:28
I've been doing this all along on Windows - Up until very recently, I actually pointed to a folder that *only* contains shortcuts to my various collections and drives... never had a problem with it.