[mythtv-users] Confused about mythmusic and shared libraries

Paul Bender pebender at san.rr.com
Sun Feb 4 00:45:31 UTC 2007

David Whyte wrote:
> Hi,
> I have all of my music on my BE server.  Also on the BE is a FE, which
> was at one point my only FE.  I have mythmusic installed on it and it
> had imported all my music from my server just fine.  It showed up in
> mythweb fine too.
> I just installed mythmusic on a second FE and set it up so that it has
> access to the BE's shared music folder.  When I went to mythmusic on
> the second FE, it couldn't see any music in the library so I started a
> scan.  This seems to have removed all of the existing entries from the
> DB and now, my original FE doesn't have any music in the library.
> Is it possible to have multiple FE's use mythmusic, particularly the
> same bunch of files that are being shared.  I would have thought this
> was a common requirement.

If you mount the root of your music directory in the same location (e.g. 
/mnt/music) on all computers acting as an FE (including your integrated 
BE/FE), then it should work.

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