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Unread postby bufordt » 22 Sep 2015, 21:19

I have my Music organized /media/music/{artist}/{album}/{filename}

If I setup a Media folder Name: Music Folder: /media/music it says it scans a single file and none of my music is found.

If I setup a Media folder Name: Music Folder: /media/music/Devo it will scan all the files under Devo and list them, but it will pick the album name as the artist.

What am I doing wrong? I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 and I've tried both Madsonic 5.x and 6.
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Re: No Music Found during scan

Unread postby bufordt » 22 Sep 2015, 21:45

Evidently if the scanner doesn't find any files in the top level(maybe first 2) of the Media Folder it quits scanning. Putting a single mp3 file at the top level made Madsonic scan the whole thing.

/media/music/{all folders} = No Music Found
/media/music/{blah.mp3}+{all folders} = All Music Found
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Re: No Music Found during scan

Unread postby Madevil » 22 Sep 2015, 21:53

Hi there,

if your default libary structure is

Code: Select all
/media/music/<artist>/<album>/<filename>

you should only add

Code: Select all
/media/music

as your media folder

Example:
folder.png


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Re: No Music Found during scan

Unread postby bufordt » 22 Sep 2015, 22:03

I understand that. See my 2nd post. The problem was that I don't have any files at the artist or album level, and without a file at one of those levels Madsonic quits scanning. adding an mp3 file to the artist level caused Madsonic to scan everything successfully.
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Re: No Music Found during scan

Unread postby Madevil » 22 Sep 2015, 22:17

normally this should work, but maybe in your case it will help to put in the top level
an empty text file madsonic_dir.tag

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