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    Christopher Jacob
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    Not sure is this is where I do functionality request

    KDF is working on a plugin for that, but it relies on the SQL backend...


    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com [mailto:discuss-
    > bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Emile_Weekes (AT) Dell (DOT) com
    > Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 2:57 PM
    > To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > Subject: [slim] Not sure is this is where I do functionality request
    >
    > You guys rock. Did the shortcut thing last night and I was able to see
    > all my music. So as of today I am 97% satisfied with my SqueezeBox. Once
    > I can figure out how to make it do my dishes, I'll be 100% satisfied.
    >
    > Emile
    >
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of Mark Bennett
    > Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2004 4:34 PM
    > To: Slim Devices Discussion
    > Subject: [slim] Not sure is this is where I do functionality request
    >
    >
    > Hi Emile,
    >
    > my recommendation for this would be to create a high
    > level folder on one of the discs, and then put
    > links/shortcuts to all the music on the other disc
    >
    > e.g. C:\Slimserver_music
    > containing (-> means link or shortcut to):
    > \DiscC -> C:\MyMusicOnThisDisc
    > \DiscD -> D:\MyMusicOnThisDisc
    > \DiscE -> E:\MyMusicOnThisDisc
    > \DiscF -> F:\MyMusicOnThisDisc
    >
    > Then point Slimserver at C:\Slimserver_music (My
    > pathnames are just examples - change them according to
    > your setup.)
    >
    > When you Browse artists/genre/albums you won't know the
    > music is split across several discs.
    >
    > When you "Browse Music Folder" the top level you'll see
    > will be DiscC, DiscD, DiscE and DiscF, and from there you
    > can navigate up and down the directory structure.
    >
    > I don't know of any simple way of avoiding the top level
    > directories unless you actually link the contents of all
    > the MyMusicOnThisDisc directories to the Slimserver_music
    > directory. That would work, but could be a pain to update
    > depending on the directory structure you use.
    >
    > I hope this helps.
    >
    > On Thu, 2004-12-16 at 14:49 -0500, Emile_Weekes (AT) dell (DOT) com wrote:
    > > Sorry, one more thing. So now when I browse folders, am I now going to

    > see all folders on the combination of drives
    > >
    > > -----Original Message-----
    > > From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > > [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of Weekes,

    > Emile
    > > Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2004 2:46 PM
    > > To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > > Subject: [slim] Not sure is this is where I do functionality

    > request
    > >
    > >
    > > Thank you. Trying this as soon as I get home today.
    > >
    > > Thanks again for all the suggestions.
    > >
    > > Emile
    > >
    > > -----Original Message-----
    > > From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > > [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of Michael
    > > Sigalos
    > > Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2004 2:19 PM
    > > To: Slim Devices Discuss
    > > Subject: [slim] Not sure is this is where I do functionality request
    > >
    > >
    > > Emile,
    > >
    > > As kdf mentions, the use of shortcuts (or links or mounts) is what is
    > > required. I store music in several locations too and this works very

    > well
    > > for me. However, you must avoid circular links (having the
    > > drives/directories point to each other) or you will create a scanning

    > mess.
    > > I avoid accidental circular shortcuts by pointing SlimServer to a

    > "Music"
    > > directory containing no music, just shortcuts to the storage

    > locations.
    > >
    > > I assume you are running Windows. If not, the concept still should

    > apply
    > > but you will have to modify it accordingly for your O/S.
    > >
    > > Michael
    > >
    > >
    > > >> Quoting Emile_Weekes at dell.com:
    > > >>
    > > >> Ok. I'm convinced, I leave the server on. How about my second
    > > >
    > > > the second can be solved by using windows shortcuts, linux symbolic
    > > > links or bind mounts. I think there is a filed request for user
    > > > password and/or multiple library support, but I can't seem to get
    > > > into bugs.slimdevices.com at the moment to confirm. If there isn't a
    > > > multiple library request and you really cannot tolerate teh

    > shortcuts,
    > > > feel free to file a request.
    > > >
    > > > -kdf

    > >

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    Not sure is this is where I do functionality request

    pardon? what's that about my backend? keep your hands to yourself, mister!
    well, at least not before dinner and a bottle of fine single malt...

    Quoting Christopher Jacob <chris (AT) jacob-solutions (DOT) com>:

    > KDF is working on a plugin for that, but it relies on the SQL backend...
    >

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