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Tony Lopez
2004-01-09, 16:57
I did try a few new nightly build, but I'll try that when I get home. Thanks
Jason!





-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Jason Holtzapple
Sent: Friday, January 09, 2004 3:02 PM
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] AAC dropout issues on OSX server with Squeezebox

I saw in your original post that you're using v5.0.1.

I think there's a problem with the convert.conf file
in 5.0.1. It is missing a line to do raw aac decoding.
So your aac files are being transcoded to mp3,
which would explain the heavy cpu use.

So you can do one of two things - try upgrading
to the latest nightly build, which includes the
correct line:

http://www.slimdevices.com/downloads/nightly/latest/

or alternatively, you can add these lines to your existing
convert.conf file and restart the slim server:

mov aif squeezebox *
$mov123$ $FILE$

hope this helps,
--Jason

--- Tony Lopez <tlopez (AT) macromedia (DOT) com> wrote:
> M4a is the extension.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Jason
Holtzapple
> Sent: Friday, January 09, 2004 10:33 AM
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] AAC dropout issues on OSX server with Squeezebox
>
> --- Tony Lopez <tlopez (AT) macromedia (DOT) com> wrote:
> > Ripping my collection took me about 2 months of tedious nights. I have
> about
> > 1300 albums in my collection so it's really not something that I can
> fathom
> > at this point.
> >
> > Dean et. al.,
> > Are you guys working on resolving this issue? If not, isn't it
misleading
> to
> > say that you support AAC?
>
> What is the file extension on your aac files? .mov, .m4a or something
else?
> There was some talk about transcoding on this topic. If you have a
> Squeezebox it shouldn't be transcoding to anything, simply decoding
> to raw and sending to the server. Any modern machine should be able
> to handle that.
>
> I'm wondering if you're somehow going aac->mp3 instead of raw,
> which might cause stutters on a slow machine or a machine in
> heavy use.
>
> --Jason


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