Amarok not building collection on network drives

Lothar Braun mail at lobraun.de
Tue Sep 19 23:52:54 UTC 2006


Hi Simon

On Wednesday 20 September 2006 01:33, Simon wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-09-19 at 10:20 +0200, Lothar Braun wrote:
> > On Tuesday 19 September 2006 00:55, Simon wrote:
> > > I've run into a peculiar situation with Amarok. After moving my music
> > > collection onto a new file-server and mounted the network folder using
> > > smbfs on my local machine, Amarok won't build a collection from it.
> >
> > This seems to be a common problem. There is a wiki-entry which deals with
> > collections and smbfs:
> >
> > http://amarok.kde.org/wiki/Samba

> I tried everything mentioned in there, but to no avail. :-(
> Thank you for your help though, and I'll be very grateful for any other
> useful information that you or anyone might possess. One of the biggest
> reasons I moved my collection onto the server was to be able to more
> easily reach it throughout the network, and Amarok being my favourite
> player, I of course want to be able to use it.

Hmhm. Can you access the files at all? Can you play them with another music 
player?

-- Lothar
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