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Ken Hokugo
2004-07-25, 21:37
Hello again from a three-day-old beginner.

I have found another strange behavior regarding the track play sequence.
I ripped a CD (Apple lossless) by iTunes, and it was ripped and recorded as
on the CD. Checked the folder and it IS filed as 01 xxx, 02 xxx, ,,,,,.
But, when Slimserver is started, it changed the sequence - e.g. 5., 6., 7.,
8., 1., 2., 3., 4., ,,,,etc. Now this is strange. Anyone experienced this?

Also, using Slimserver, XP (SP1) frequently hangs or crashes so that I had
to power down the PC. It seems that it happens when I tried to change the
playlist, re-scan, etc, or any instances when I play with the Slimserver
clicking several actions. Any cure? I don't like too much this situation.

Related, or not. I tried to launch EAC from the brand new PC (iTUnes,
Slimserver are on, but not run), but XP crashes turning to blank screen
immediately followed by that ominous BLUE screen with fine prints, saying
something like "check the hardware drive" or something like that. I am
using Plextor's external USB Premium Plexwriter. I am not sure this is
because of Slimserver, or Plextor, or XP. Has anyone experiencing this?

Thanks. I am becoming a fan of SB, but getting a little uneasy now...

Ken

Owen Davis
2004-07-25, 22:55
> I have found another strange behavior regarding the track play
> sequence.
> I ripped a CD (Apple lossless) by iTunes, and it was ripped and
> recorded as on the CD. Checked the folder and it IS filed as 01 xxx,
> 02 xxx, ,,,,,. But, when Slimserver is started, it changed the
> sequence - e.g. 5., 6., 7., 8., 1., 2., 3., 4., ,,,,etc. Now this is
> strange. Anyone experienced this?

This happens to me all the time, especially when I turn on the
"shuffle" option. ;-)

kdf
2004-07-25, 23:04
Quoting Owen Davis <owen (AT) lmi (DOT) net>:

> > I have found another strange behavior regarding the track play
> > sequence.
> > I ripped a CD (Apple lossless) by iTunes, and it was ripped and
> > recorded as on the CD. Checked the folder and it IS filed as 01 xxx,
> > 02 xxx, ,,,,,. But, when Slimserver is started, it changed the
> > sequence - e.g. 5., 6., 7., 8., 1., 2., 3., 4., ,,,,etc. Now this is
> > strange. Anyone experienced this?
>
> This happens to me all the time, especially when I turn on the
> "shuffle" option. ;-)

the server indexes the songs by genre first, so if you have your album tagged
with different genre's, the tracks may be added in an unexpected order.

-kdf

Neil Cameron
2004-07-26, 00:03
Useful to know; but mildly insane. Can this behaviour be stopped?
--
Neil

"kdf" <slim-mail (AT) deane-freeman (DOT) com> wrote in
message news:1090821854.41049ede65b6e (AT) callisto (DOT) deane-freeman.com...
> Quoting Owen Davis <owen (AT) lmi (DOT) net>:
>
> > > I have found another strange behavior regarding the track play
> > > sequence.
> > > I ripped a CD (Apple lossless) by iTunes, and it was ripped and
> > > recorded as on the CD. Checked the folder and it IS filed as 01 xxx,
> > > 02 xxx, ,,,,,. But, when Slimserver is started, it changed the
> > > sequence - e.g. 5., 6., 7., 8., 1., 2., 3., 4., ,,,,etc. Now this is
> > > strange. Anyone experienced this?
> >
> > This happens to me all the time, especially when I turn on the
> > "shuffle" option. ;-)
>
> the server indexes the songs by genre first, so if you have your album
tagged
> with different genre's, the tracks may be added in an unexpected order.
>
> -kdf

kdf
2004-07-26, 00:16
Quoting Neil Cameron <ncameron (AT) msn (DOT) com>:

> Useful to know; but mildly insane. Can this behaviour be stopped?
>
useful, and not at all insane.
as for stopping, yes. see the many threads in the history of this list
regarding databases. Its a MASSIVE overhaul, but is planned. rest assured, it
wil be changed faster than any direct request you make of just about any other
company :)

-kdf