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Simon Turner
2004-05-14, 01:54
As I mentioned in my first post I keep album is in it's own directory. Each
of these diretories includes a m3u, a cue and an EAC log file. I have just
taken out these files from one directory and rescanned. Now all the files
for that album are listed corectly. So, is it a problem with having the flac
files and the .cue file in the same directory?

In addition I've noticed that it seems to be all but the first and last two
tracks of each album that is missing (on the albums that have tracks
missing).

What can I do? Deleting or moving all the cue files is not much of an option
really.

Regards,
Simon Turner
Brighton UK


> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of Simon Turner
> Sent: 14 May 2004 09:26
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Slimserver missing songs and erratic behaviour
>
>
> I deleted the playlists folder, slimserver.db and my prefs folder. Even
> rescanned. No change. Same files missing.
> I then unistalled slimserver, deleted remaining program directory,
> reinstalled... still exactly the same problem with exactly the same files
> missing.
>
> Incase it helps I've stuck a correctly indexed and an ignored file here:
> http://modelcitizen.mine.nu/slim
>
> Track 1 (Central Plains) is indexed correctly
> Track 2 (Tensor) is ignored
>
> Download speed will not be great, sorry.
>
> I run two Slimservers (one on XP and one on 2000). One scans just my flac
> files and one scans my flac and mp3 files. They both fail to list the same
> flac files. In case it's worth mentioning the hard drive that holds all my
> music resides on the XP machine. The Slimserver I have just reinstalled
> resides on my 2000 machine and scans the mapped drive. Slimserver on this
> machine is running under my (administrator) account (as I have had no luck
> getting it to accept mapped drives under any other accounts).
>
> I've checked the tags again and can find nothing that sets apart the files
> that are not included from those that are. I do not run Moodlogic
> or iTunes.
>
> Other vagaries include:
> After I deleted playlists folders et al the default path to my Playlist
> directory appeared as a dos path (i.e. C:\Progra~1\etc etc. After I
> reinstalled Slimserver the correct windows path was listed.
>
> Thanks for any help
>
> Simon Turner
> Brighton UK
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> > [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of kdf
> > Sent: 14 May 2004 06:19
> > To: Slim Devices Discussion
> > Subject: [slim] Slimserver missing songs and erratic behaviour
> >
> >
> > ok, here is my thought on this one....find your playlists folder,
> > and either
> > delete everything in it, or move all the files temporarily. do a
> > search on your
> > system for a file called slimserver.db and remove it. If you
> > feel really brave,
> > delete the prefs file. Then start the server.
> >
> > That will cover the obvious stuff.
> >
> > -kdf
> >
> >
> > Quoting Harry McQuillen <lists (AT) spunturtle (DOT) net>:
> >
> > >
> > > I have had a similar variant of this problem, at least the first post.
> > > It's been plaguing me lately and Dean said he'd look into it. I've
> > > tried trashing
> > > preferences and re-installing all sorts of daily builds and
> > older installs
> > > to no avail. This happens to me with .aiff files (and apple
> lossless...)
> > > It started after iTunes 4.5 I believe. It seems half of my tracks
> > > are missing from half my albums. But they're threre!!!! It's
> > been driving
> > > me crazy. I'm Mac OS X 10.3.3 fwiw. I have 13529 songs in my
> > > iTunes library but only 12089 in Slimserver - and it VARIES
> > > build to build. Totally weird.
> > >
> > > -Harry
> > >
> > > >Slimserver doesn't appear to scan (or display?) my files
> > correctly. Many of
> > > >the tracks in various albums are missing. This only happens with flac
> > > files.
> > > >My mp3s all appear to be listed. I've looked at the tags (using the
> > > >wonderful MP3Tag) and they all seem quite fine.
> > > >I'm running two Slimservers and they both miss exactly the
> same tracks.
> > > >If I Browse Music Folder all the songs are listed correctly.
> > > >
> > > >I have both .cue and .m3u files in each album directory (and
> > an EAC .log
> > > >file).
> > > >
> > > >If it's any help other strange things happen too.... if I
> > start browsing by
> > > >say, genre, I might find that the tracks of an album are
> > displayed in the
> > > >wrong order, but then if I browse by (say) artists they are
> > listed in the
> > > >correct order. In addition quite often I can view an album and
> > see all the
> > > >files for the mp3 version I hold, and just three of the flac
> files, but
> > > then
> > > >when I browse by a different route I might just see only the
> > flac files and
> > > >all the mp3s will all be missing.
> > > >
> > > >Is this a known problem, or am I the only one suffering from it?
> > > >
> > > >Simon Turner
> > > >Brighton UK
> > > >
> > >

Roy M. Silvernail
2004-05-14, 04:30
On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 04:54, Simon Turner wrote:
> As I mentioned in my first post I keep album is in it's own directory. Each
> of these diretories includes a m3u, a cue and an EAC log file. I have just
> taken out these files from one directory and rescanned. Now all the files
> for that album are listed corectly. So, is it a problem with having the flac
> files and the .cue file in the same directory?

I think part of the problem is the m3u file. It's almost certainly why
you're seeing too many songs being indexed. I've seen the effect here,
where SlimServer will add m3u listings to the catalog along with the mp3
files found.
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