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I have converted an old i386 to Linux Suse 9.3 Pro, and have installed a Samba File Server. I have subsequently put all my music files here (/data/Music/iTunes) and have pointed the iTunes client to this file - this seems to work fine. However, when I attempt to consolidate or add any music file to the iTunes library, I get the message 'Copying Music Failed. The disk could not be read from or written to.' - this seems like a permissioning problem to me, yet even after I've chmod to provide write permission to all users, the problem persists.
I know this is somewhat outside the purview of this forum, but can anyone point me in the right direction?
ALso - anyone know of good Linux software to rip Music CDs with all compression options?
grip is a good program, much lighter than using an entire CD burning suite to rip some music! If you access the box via ssh and want a console app, then adcde will do the trick
Now to the permission problem. First things first, can you write to the share normally? I'll assume you're using iTunes under Windows, can you copy a random file to the network share in Explorer? If so, then it's iTunes being funky. If you can't, then can you post your smb.conf file from the linux box for us?
Open up YAST and search for grip in there. grip works on all linux distrobutions with the correct libraries install. Speaking of which, after a slim down on my system and removing a lot of GNOME stuff, Grip stopped working. I use Asunder now which is marginally simpler but much lighter weight if thats the effect you're after. Just a FYI