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Old 06-06-2010, 11:14 PM   #1
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Amarok hangs at 10% when scanning large music collection

After installing slackware 13.1 I start up amarok and when I go in and configure the settings and it starts to scan the folder and it either hangs at 10%, stops responding all together or crashes, the library is about 130 gigs of mp3s. I do not know where to start on this one. Any help would be appreciated thanks. Amarok version 2.3.0
Old 06-07-2010, 02:07 AM   #2
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Ah, it sounds like the RIAA Police are on to you!
Old 06-08-2010, 12:13 PM   #3
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You can launch amarok from the console with --debug to watch the output. Amarok makes a ton of connections across the web to various websites. Sends and retrieves a bit too much information for my liking
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Are you using sqlite or mySql? I remember previously there was issues with sqlite coping with large collections.
Old 06-09-2010, 12:22 PM   #5
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I had the same problem. Try removing all playlist files from the folders you're scanning.

Eg. find /PATH/TO/LIB -type f -name "*.m3u" -exec rm {} \;


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