Author Topic: Connect to remote hard drive by simply replacing paths?  (Read 299 times)

so_la_la

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Hello,
I have moved my files to a hard drive attached to a picore player. This player can make music files available over the network.
Before, I had my files on a NAS and I had remapped one of its drives as X: to my windows machine.
So MB's library pointed to X\music where all files were stored.
Now all files are accessible under \\piCoreLMS\LMSfiles\Music.
Can I just replace the path under MB? (And how would I do this?) Or do I have to look after more?
Thanks for replies!
Music Bee 3; EAC; MP3Tag; Music on Synology NAS 115; Logitech Media Server on RPI 3; RPI 2 with Hifiberry; Poweramp for Android/Lineage

frankz

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File->Library->Relink Music File Paths

Old base path at the left, New base path at the right.  It's a text replace, so anything at the left with be replaced with what's at the right.
Last Edit: July 10, 2023, 01:07:20 AM by frankz

so_la_la

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Thanks for getting back.
I have found quite a cool workaround (I hope). I mapped the music folder as X: to the Windows PC that runs MusicBee so I did not have to do anything. I hope it keeps working.
So, my set-up is this:
I have a RPI4  with LMS&PCP that is connected via Hifiberry to my amplifier and via LAN to my home network.
A hard disk with all my music is connected via USB to the RPI4.
The RPI4 runs Samba so the music folder of the hard disk appears as a network drive on the Windows PC that runs MusicBee.
In MusicBee I can make changes to files / folders as I wish. I can also copy / move music to the hard drive etc.
I hope nothing breaks. As of now, this is pretty cool.
Music Bee 3; EAC; MP3Tag; Music on Synology NAS 115; Logitech Media Server on RPI 3; RPI 2 with Hifiberry; Poweramp for Android/Lineage