[mythtv-users] mythmusic stuff

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Tue Mar 2 15:18:54 EST 2004

On Tuesday 02 March 2004 11:49, Yee-Ting Li wrote:
> I'm quite happy running my xbox myth system now (with both frontend
> and backend on the xbox for now)  :) except for one thing;
> In mythmusic, I have about 40GBs of songs; so naturally mythmusic is
> a little slow (takes about 45sec to start playing anything!!),
> however, when set on smart or random play mode, after it finishes a
> song, it often takes about another minute to start another song!!! Is
> this normal? During this time the frontend is completely
> unresponsive!
> When I put it in no-shuffle mode or when I select a song, it comes up
> almost instantaneously!... ???
> Also, browsing the music collection is a bit of a pain; I don't want
> to fluff around with playlists, but want to be able to basically
> browse stuff in a similar way to iTunes - are there any plans to
> incorporate something like this? Maybe even using the same itunes xml
> file?!!?
> Finally, how does the album art work? does it download it
> automatically? Or do I have to put a file in there myself?
> Yee.

Try turning on the "List as shuffled" option as a workaround.


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