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Howard Darwen
2004-09-28, 14:59
I also have AAC files (downloads, 2 of them) that won't play on slim but
will play on other devices / applications. This is going to sound strange,
but one of the files will play if I use as is from the download, but if I
rename it (in any way, including just in windows), it will no longer play.
The other file just hangs whatever I do. Other files from the same site all
play OK. And all files play in itunes and Nero.

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of dean
blackketter
Sent: 28 September 2004 22:20
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] One album won't play


Philip,

Can you send me one of the files that has the issue?

-dean

On Sep 28, 2004, at 1:23 AM, Philip Bouscarle wrote:

>
> My setup works fine except for the fact that one album will not play.
> It
> is in the same folder as the rest of my music (itunes), plays fine on
> my
> PC and Ipod, is seen by the Squeezebox, but when I hit play it just
> hangs. Please see attached log file.(I was not sure which logging
> should
> be turned on for this problem.) I have stripped out sections of
> repeated
> text to keep file size below 40k.
>
> The album is saved as AAC, system is graphic SB, win XP pro SP1,
> firmware 38, slimserver 5.3.0.
>
> If you need additional logging, please let me know which bits to turn
> on.
>
> Philip
> <sblog.txt>

kdf
2004-09-28, 15:43
Quoting Howard Darwen <hdarwen (AT) btinternet (DOT) com>:

> I also have AAC files (downloads, 2 of them) that won't play on slim but
> will play on other devices / applications. This is going to sound strange,
> but one of the files will play if I use as is from the download, but if I
> rename it (in any way, including just in windows), it will no longer play.
> The other file just hangs whatever I do. Other files from the same site all
> play OK. And all files play in itunes and Nero.

if you rename, then the file that the server DB is pointing to will no longer
exist, hence can't play. It wont reindex that file, becuase the server wont
see it as haivng been updated. just, not there anymore.

If you browse music folder to where the renamed file is, that file should then
be added, but being a different filename/fileURL it will not replace the
existing file in the 'db'.

and the other file...since its a download, I dont suppose you know for sure if
the file is DRM protected or not?

-kdf