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txoof
2008-10-11, 07:22
In SC 7.2 (obtained and installed via .deb stable release) the artwork fails to display for some albums, but not all. In some directories, some of the albums display perfectly, while others do not. Instead of album art, only the placeholder artwork is displayed.

The artwork is stored in a directory with the mp3 files using the following structure:

/foo/artist/album - artists.jpg


Under Settings > Advanced > Formatting I have set Artwork: %ALBUM - ARTIST . This has worked on previous installations, but fails to work this time. I have tried all of the following combinations in the Artwork field:

%ALBUM - ARTIST
%ALBUM - ARTIST.jpg
%ALBUM - %ARTIST
%ALBUM - %ARTIST.jpg

None of the above combinations appear to work. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

The only errors that appear in the log are as follows:
[08-10-11 09:15:59.7168] Slim::Utils::PluginManager::enablePlugins (411) Couldn't load Slim::Plugin::PreventStandby::Plugin. Error: Plugin is incompatible with your platform.

SqueezeCenter information:
SqueezeCenter Version: 7.2 - 22900 @ Tue Aug 26 10:45:08 PDT 2008 - Debian - EN - utf8
Server IP address: 192.168.1.10
Perl Version: 5.8.8 i486-linux-gnu-thread-multi
MySQL Version: 5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.1

Platform Architecture: i686-linux

Hostname: txoof

Server Port Number: 9000

Total Players Recognized: 1

Siduhe
2008-10-11, 07:50
If you rename a couple of the missing artwork files as Artist.jpg (i.e. lose the "s" and initial capitalise the file), do they appear when you rescan using the %ALBUM - ARTIST format?

txoof
2008-10-11, 14:24
None of the files are actually called 'album - artists.jpg'. They are actually listed as follows:

/Rock/R.E.M./
Accelerate - R.E.M..jpg
Automatic For The People - R.E.M..jpg
Document - R.E.M..jpg
Eponymous - R.E.M..jpg
Great Beyond [Single] - R.E.M..jpg
Green - R.E.M..jpg
Life's Rich Pageant - R.E.M..jpg
Monster - R.E.M..jpg
Murmur - R.E.M..jpg
New Adventures in HI-FI - R.E.M..jpg
Out of Time - R.E.M..jpg
The Best Of R.E.M. In Time 1988-2003 - R.E.M..jpg
Up - R.E.M..jpg

The jpgs are named automatically from the ID3 tags, so they should match perfectly.

Any other ideas?

txoof
2008-10-11, 15:20
Oddly, I've gotten the album artwork to display for *most* albums. I used %ALBUM - ARTIST.jpg

Some of the albums refuse to display, however. The R.E.M. albums that I listed above are of particular annoyance right now. Any ideas why those, in particular, won't display?

I checked the permissions on the files and directories and they are set at 744 for the .jpg and .mp3 files.

MeSue
2008-10-11, 18:45
I don't know if it's the same on other OS'es, but there is something weird that happens when you have a directory with a trailing period. I would guess it has something to do with that or the two periods before the jpg extension.

mherger
2008-10-12, 23:21
> In SC 7.2 (obtained and installed via .deb stable release) the artwork
> fails to display for some albums, but not all. In some directories,

I've recently seen various complaints about such misbehaviour, but haven't been able to reproduce. Could you please check spelling on names? Do they _exactly_ match? doesn't it work at all or only for a few cases?

--

Michael

txoof
2008-10-13, 05:21
I've resolved the problem with SqueezeCenter displaying some, but not all album art. Currently it displays all available album art using the %ALBUM - ARTIST.jpg format.

The R.E.M. directory is still having issues, however. Included below is the output from the directory. As far as I can tell, the file names and jpg names match perfectly. Perhaps you will see something that I do not.

drwxr-xr-x 2 txoof txoof 20K 2008-10-11 16:20 .
drwxr-xr-x 253 txoof txoof 12K 2008-10-13 06:51 ..
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 151K 2008-07-25 22:44 Accelerate - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 73K 2008-07-25 22:51 Automatic For The People - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 103K 2008-07-25 23:12 Document - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 115K 2008-07-25 23:16 Eponymous - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 49K 2008-07-25 23:29 Great Beyond [Single] - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 105K 2008-07-25 23:29 Green - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 120K 2008-07-25 23:49 Life's Rich Pageant - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 57K 2008-07-25 23:58 Monster - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 180K 2008-07-26 00:00 Murmur - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 67K 2008-07-26 00:02 New Adventures in HI-FI - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 85K 2008-07-26 00:07 Out of Time - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 5.1M 2008-10-13 06:57 R.E.M. - Accelerate - 01 - Living Well Is The Best Revenge.mp3
<SNIP>
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.3M 2008-07-13 12:03 R.E.M. - Accelerate - 11 - I'm Gonna DJ.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 4.2M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Automatic For The People - 01 - Drive.mp3
<SNIP>
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.6M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Automatic For The People - 12 - Find The River.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.6M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Document - 01 - Finest Worksong.mp3
<SNIP>
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 4.9M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Document - 11 - Oddfellows Local 151.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.6M 2004-09-10 15:09 R.E.M. - eponymous - 01 - radio free europe (original hib-tone single).mp3
<SNIP>
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.8M 2004-09-10 15:09 R.E.M. - eponymous - 12 - it's the end of the world as we know it (and I feel fine).mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 2.9M 2008-10-13 06:56 R.E.M. - Green - 01 - Pop Song 89.mp3
<SNIP>
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.0M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Green - 11 - The World is Big.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 2.9M 2007-10-01 06:49 R.E.M. - I Will Survive (Acoustic).mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.2M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Life's Rich Pageant - 01 - Begin the Begin.mp3
<SNIP>
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 2.7M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Life's Rich Pageant - 12 - Superman.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 4.3M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Monster - 02 - Crush With Eyeliner.mp3
<SNIP>
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 4.5M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Monster - 12 - You.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.8M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Murmur - 01 - Radio Free Europe.mp3
<SNIP>
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.1M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Murmur - 12 - West of the Fields.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 4.2M 2004-09-10 15:08 R. E. M. - New Adventures in HI-FI - 01 - HOW THE WEST WAS WON AND WHERE IT GOT US.mp3
<SNIP>
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.8M 2005-12-17 13:10 R. E. M. - New Adventures in HI-FI - 14 - ELECTROLITE.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.9M 2005-12-17 13:10 REM - Out of Time - 01 - Radio Song.mp3
<SNIP>
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 3.8M 2005-12-17 13:10 REM - Out of Time - 11 - Me in Honey.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 7.2M 2004-09-10 15:09 R.E.M. - The Best Of R.E.M. In Time 1988-2003 - 01 - Man On The Moon.mp3
<SNIP>
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 6.0M 2004-09-10 15:09 R.E.M. - The Best Of R.E.M. In Time 1988-2003 - 18 - Nightswimming.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 5.8M 2005-12-18 11:42 R.E.M. - The Great Beyond.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 4.7M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Up - 14 - Falls To Climb.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 4.2M 2005-12-17 13:10 R.E.M. - Walk Unafraid.mp3
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 53K 2008-09-21 21:00 ._The Best Of R.E.M. In Time 1988-2003 - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 110K 2008-07-25 22:54 The Best Of R.E.M. In Time 1988-2003 - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 47K 2008-09-21 21:00 ._Up - R.E.M..jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 txoof txoof 46K 2008-07-26 00:39 Up - R.E.M..jpg