View Full Version : Now Playing ... sometimes

John Swindon
2004-04-02, 02:47
Yup I get this occasionally. Identical symptoms and fix, that is "key
acrobatics" to get the song to actually play. Its not repeatable and I've no
idea what event or sequence of events leads to the problem I'm afraid.

>From: David Balcom <dbalcom (AT) mindspring (DOT) com>
>Reply-To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
>Subject: [slim] Now Playing ... sometimes
>Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 18:44:25 -0500
>I looked through the list archives and didn't see this issue, apologies if
>this is has been flogged.
>Frequently tracks don't play when I hit the remote's play button,
>particularly if I have to pick them out of a nested menu.
>Artist search --> Neil Finn --> Try Whistling This --> Sinner --> < hit
>play >
>The track will show up in Now Playing as playing, but it never starts, it
>reads 0:00. To get the track to play, I have to perform various arrow key
>acrobatics with the remote: up/down/right/left/down/down, then hit play and
>it'll play at some point. Or pick the track before it or after it, then do
>a next or previous. Acrobatics.
>The non-playing tracks are not consistent or repeatable. Sometimes they
>play, sometimes not.
>Nesting through other searches like genre, album -- no difference.
>Individual songs in a playlist, no difference, aka doesn't play.
>Selecting a playlist, any playlist, then hitting play on the remote on the
>playlist title, always works. The playlist starts to play immediately.
>While playing, selecting individual songs in a playlist generally work for
>that playlist once started..
>Signal is getting to the remote -- it always respond to the command with
>Web interface always works.
>Squeezebox wired version
>Mac OSX 10.3.3, G4, SlimServer 5.1.1
>Thanks for any help or insight.
>Except for this little thing, this product rules!
>dbalcom (AT) mindspring (DOT) com