[LAU] death by ogg vorbis
paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sun Nov 11 23:29:14 CET 2018
So, an update ... I don't have time to dig into this 100%, but I removed
all the metadata from the vorbis files, then retagged them by hand using
puddletag. The results work just fine.
I did notice that the files generated by soundconverter include a
METADATA_BLOCK_PICTURE field, but I have other stuff that I bought from
Bandcamp where the .ogg files also have this field/data and they did not
cause any issues.
I can now play Yuseef Kamaal on the Logitech/Squeezebox system, and because
I have a million other things to do, I'm happy and will leave it there.
Thanks for all the suggestions.
On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 11:14 AM Chris Caudle <chris at chriscaudle.org> wrote:
> On Tue, November 6, 2018 1:29 pm, Paul Davis wrote:
> > play any of these files via the slimdevices/logitech server+devices, it
> > does something to the server and/or the devices that requires a complete
> > reset of the entire system.
> Can you post the output of ogginfo -v for the file which crashes your
> There is a software player called squeezelite that runs under linux and
> can emulate a squeezebox player on the network, that may be useful to
> determine whether it is a firmware bug in the players crashing when it
> gets either audio data or metadata that it can't handle.
> I don't remember if you said which models of players you used, are they
> the older style classic players using a traditional low level firmware
> style design, or the newer style in the Radio which is running on embedded
> linux? If you have both available that might give another datapoint if
> the old style player crashes but the new one does not, or the opposite.
> Chris Caudle
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