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Stephen R Ward
2004-02-11, 22:18
Thanks, Dean -- ...you're not wrong! The funny thing is that this somehow
worked perfectly under 5.0.1!

Anyway; it's not a problem, now I know why!

Keep up the amazingly wonderful work...!

- $.


On 11/02/2004 7:59 pm, "dean blackketter" <dean (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com> wrote:

> Hi Stephen,
>
> Do you happen to have your music on an external hard drive? If so,
> then under Panther, the system doesn't mount external drives until log
> in.
>
> -dean
>
> On Feb 11, 2004, at 12:09 AM, Stephen R Ward wrote:
>
>> Don't know if this is related to any of the other problems that have
>> been
>> reported with the latest release... -- but the Server is only staying
>> up for
>> me when I start it _after_ logging in on my Mac.
>>
>> If I have it start before logging in, then, sooner or later, it seems
>> to
>> fail to find my iTunes library.
>>
>> Bizarre, eh...?
>>
>> - $.
>>
>> ------ Forwarded Message
>> From: Stephen R Ward <srward (AT) srward (DOT) com>
>> Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 15:56:51 +0000
>> To: <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>> Subject: FW: [slim] SlimServer 5.1 and a Special Deal
>>
>> I got up this morning (...sounds like the beginning of the Squeezebox
>> Blues
>> to me ;-), and the Squeezebox said, again, that the library was utterly
>> empty. A quick check through the web interface revealed the same.
>> Restarted
>> the Slim server, everything returned to normal.
>>
>> Went out shopping, etc.. Four or five hours later, same symptoms.
>>
>> Energy Saver settings are as before -- i.e. the display sleeps, but
>> not the
>> Mac or the hard disks; and the only thing that has changed (apart from
>> the
>> MIDI set-up (which I've now, temporarily, disabled...)) is the server
>> upgrade from 5.0.1 to 5.1, and the firmware, from 5 to 7.
>>
>> Any thoughts? I'm extremely good at missing the obvious -- so feel
>> free to
>> jump in with suggestions. In the meantime, I'll even disable the screen
>> sleeping (just letting the screensaver run...) -- and see if that
>> makes any
>> difference.
>>
>> ------ Forwarded Message
>> From: Stephen R Ward <srward (AT) srward (DOT) com>
>> Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2004 09:50:19 +0000
>> To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>> Subject: [slim] SlimServer 5.1 and a Special Deal
>>
>> After rebooting my Mac (after installing some new MIDI keyboard
>> drivers...),
>> I went downstairs, last night, and discovered that the Squeezebox was
>> reporting 'empty' album, artist and song-lists. Ouch.
>>
>> ------ End of Forwarded Message
>>
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