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Nostromo
2006-10-11, 06:22
OK, here's something weird.

I took Philip Glass's "Fog of War" album (ripped with iTunes in AAC @ 224 kbps) from my iTunes folder and copied it in my Slimserver music folder. I had tagged it in the "classique" genre in iTunes. But after I copied it in my Slimserver music folder, for an obscure reason, its not tagged as "classique" anymore in Slimserver, but as "classical". I know, they're the same, but I now get both the "classical" and "classique" when I browse genres.

I checked the tags with Tag&rename and it identified the genre as "classical". So I changed it back to "classique", cleared my browser's cache and then clicked rescan. But it didn't work: the damn thing is still classified as "classical".

VERSION INFO

SlimServer Version: 6.5.0 - 9916 - Windows XP - EN - cp1252

stinkingpig
2006-10-11, 08:22
On 10/11/06, Nostromo <
Nostromo.2fimbn1160573101 (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com> wrote:
>
>
> OK, here's something weird.
>
> I took Philip Glass's "Fog of War" album (ripped with iTunes in AAC @
> 224 kbps) from my iTunes folder and copied it in my Slimserver music
> folder. I tagged it in the "classique" genre in iTunes. But after I
> copied it in my Slimserver music folder, for an obscure reason, its not
> tagged as "classique" anymore in Slimserver, but as "classical". I know,
> they're the same, but I now get both the "classical" and "classique"
> when I browse genres.
>
> I checked the tags with Tag&rename and it identified the genre as
> "classical". So I changed it back to "classique", cleared my browser's
> cache and then clicked rescan. But it didn't work: the damn thing is
> still classified as "classical".
>
> VERSION INFO
>
> SlimServer Version: 6.5.0 - 9916 - Windows XP - EN - cp1252
>
>
>
Did you do a full wipe and scan, or just a "look for changes"?
--
"I spent all me tin with the ladies drinking gin,
So across the Western ocean I must wander" -- traditional

Nostromo
2006-10-11, 08:51
Yes, I have. Full wipe and scan.

stinkingpig
2006-10-11, 09:20
On 10/11/06, Nostromo <
Nostromo.2fit9n1160582101 (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com> wrote:
>
>
> Yes, I have. Full wipe and scan.
>
>
Then one of two things is happening -- either the files have two tags (they
can have id3v1 and id3v2 tags at the same time), or SS is guessing based on
folder structure and file name. I don't think it guesses genre tags though,
so the two tags thing is most likely. MP3Tag can make it clear by adding a
tag type column, see if T&R can do that.

--
"I spent all me tin with the ladies drinking gin,
So across the Western ocean I must wander" -- traditional

ModelCitizen
2006-10-11, 10:06
Yes, I have. Full wipe and scan.
I do wonder if this works correctly all the time on XP.
I had something similar. Slimserver appeared to hold on to a tag that had been removed from a file a while ago. Even after doing a full wipe and rescan SlimServer still included this tag. I only managed to get rid of the entry by stopping SlimServer, deleting my whole cache directory (C:\Program Files\SlimServer\server\Cache) and then restarting SlimServer again (at which point it rebuilds the whole cache and initiates a rescan).
I'd be interested to know if you find the same.
MC

Nostromo
2006-10-11, 20:49
Then one of two things is happening -- either the files have two tags (they
can have id3v1 and id3v2 tags at the same time), or SS is guessing based on
folder structure and file name. I don't think it guesses genre tags though,
so the two tags thing is most likely. MP3Tag can make it clear by adding a
tag type column, see if T&R can do that.

Yes, Tag&rename can filter tag types. And there doesn't seem to be a id3v1 or a id3v2 tag, just a MP4/M4a tag.

Nostromo
2006-10-11, 20:50
I do wonder if this works correctly all the time on XP.
I had something similar. Slimserver appeared to hold on to a tag that had been removed from a file a while ago. Even after doing a full wipe and rescan SlimServer still included this tag. I only managed to get rid of the entry by stopping SlimServer, deleting my whole cache directory (C:\Program Files\SlimServer\server\Cache) and then restarting SlimServer again (at which point it rebuilds the whole cache and initiates a rescan).
I'd be interested to know if you find the same.
MC

Did you delete the whole cache folder or just the FileCache folder?

ModelCitizen
2006-10-12, 00:39
I deleted the whole of this folder:
C:\Program Files\SlimServer\server\Cache
MC

Nostromo
2006-10-13, 20:37
Ok, I deleted the whole cache and it didn't work. I think I'll erase it and rerip it.