[mythtv-users] Still stumped on mythmusic
wmunson at rochester.rr.com
Tue Oct 19 22:11:11 UTC 2004
> My problem with both mythmusic is that it can't seem to find
> any of my music or video files. In the Select Music section,
> I see four options (from memory),  ALL MUSIC, (Something
> about) CD, Active Playlist, Active Queue. None of these
> options have submenus.
> As a first troubleshooting step I checked directories.
> mythmusic expects music in /home/music/ and file template is:
> | ARTIST/ALBUM/TRACK-TITLE my directory
> structure is such that it goes:
> /home/music/ARTIST/ALBUM/TRACK so that looks right to me. My
> second step I need to ask for help on, should there be a
> seperate table to hold the mythmusic info? In the mythmusic
> source directory there is a directory musicdb which contains
> some old conversion scripts. In this directory is a README
> file that refers to:
> If you are installing mythmusic for the first time, you just
> need to execute the main metadata.sql script as described in
> ../README and in the online documentation
> Except it IS NOT described in the readme OR in the online
> documentation. I took this to mean it was a deprecated step,
> but I'm wondering if that problems I have are caused by this.
> My database looks like this:
I have a musicmetadata and musicplaylist table in my database. As far as I
know they were created the first time I scanned my music folder (after
uploading 4+GB of mp3s). I have also been able to rip cd's.
One thing that confounded me for a while was the e-ide dvd writer I have
uses scsi emulation and was mapped to /dev/scd0. Things just didnt work
right until I changed the setup away from the /dev/dvd and /dev/cdrom
defaults. I had created symbolic links to the drive but for some reason it
Food for thought....
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