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by Briain
Wed Sep 05, 2012 1:19 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: A solution for Twonky Server 7.x nas startup scanning
Replies: 22
Views: 11378

Re: A solution for Twonky Server 7.x nas startup scanning

Hi Yes, I used .../TwonkyMedia/twonkymedia6.sh restart Qnap have an ini file located in /etc/config (from memory) and that's normally used by the version of Twonky that comes 'embedded' with the NAS firmware. They also make an optional 'packaged' versions of Twonky (called QPKG's) which enable you t...
by Briain
Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: A solution for Twonky Server 7.x nas startup scanning
Replies: 22
Views: 11378

Re: A solution for Twonky Server 7.x nas startup scanning

Hi Thanks for checking that out. I'm just having a look at the Qnap version of the start/stop script (twonkymedia6.sh) and it is a little different to the stock one. I tried appending the start line (as shown below), but it had no effect; it still rescans when you restart it. I will have a think abo...
by Briain
Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: A solution for Twonky Server 7.x nas startup scanning
Replies: 22
Views: 11378

Re: A solution for Twonky Server 7.x nas startup scanning

Hi phibertron That's an absolutely excellent piece of R&D work!! :) I wonder if the same trick would work with Twonky 6.0? I'll try it out when I get some time as my friend's D-Link DNS323 takes nearly 1 hour to do the post boot Twonky refresh, so any way to stop it would be a really fabulous en...
by Briain
Sun Aug 05, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?
Replies: 28
Views: 9469

Re: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?

I don't know of anything coming up on the roadmap that would break trees going forward. I don't know why support was pulled for that. The last time I asked about tree customization, I was told that it wasn't really possible to create a tool like we had before because we now have some many different...
by Briain
Fri Jul 20, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?
Replies: 28
Views: 9469

Re: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?

I call this the highlander project, as there can only be one navtree... I guess 'Project Highlander' could also encompass our campaign to have groupid= reintroduced. :lol: The minor issue is that living in Edinburgh, I'm officially a lazy lowlander (though I do drink highland and Islay whisky). :P ...
by Briain
Fri Jul 20, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?
Replies: 28
Views: 9469

Re: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?

...and btw - Briain (as the original creator of "my" files), I hope you like to see your files (and ideas!) put to good use ;) Hi Morg I am delighted that they were of use as a framework to help you develop your own versions! I initially wrote them for myself as I needed to bring out the ...
by Briain
Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?
Replies: 28
Views: 9469

Re: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?

Hi I have had a few attempts at doing as you suggest, but I've not managed to show my test container on the Twonky web interface nor the control point. My thoughts to wait and see what Twonky 7 develops into over the next few months - you never know, we might get our groupid= back, or even a totally...
by Briain
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?
Replies: 28
Views: 9469

Re: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?

Hi Sadly, it doesn't seem to work (Twonky is going berserk; continually crashing and restarting) but I guess that could be down to a major tree typo; I'll check again tomorrow as it's now getting satisfyingly close to beer o' clock. The good news is that I have two Qnaps, so although I didn't get 7....
by Briain
Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky 7 groupid in navtree is not working
Replies: 19
Views: 4863

Re: Twonky 7 groupid in navtree is not working

Hi Thanks chaps! That could be an interesting way to provide an easy solution for folks to implement (basically, it would be the same process that they have used to change the trees in NAS versions of Twonky 6.0), so I'll test it and see how it looks. I've also responded to the post directly as I wo...
by Briain
Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:31 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?
Replies: 28
Views: 9469

Re: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?

Hi Philberton I like your idea as quoted below: One of the things I found out is that ID's must exist, but they don't have to do anything So what I did, was make them exist at the top of each section, but removed the name= this makes the id work but has no name, so it can not be shown =) so in essen...
by Briain
Fri Jul 13, 2012 1:54 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?
Replies: 28
Views: 9469

Re: Converting navtree from 6.x to 7.x?

I don't know where I got those from; I guess it must be 2 years ago now. Hi Just in case anyone is looking for them, the latest custom tree packs (which work in both Twonky 5.1 and 6.0) are actually now sitting on the Linn news sever (as space was found there for me; I'd bet it's very well firewall...
by Briain
Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky 7 groupid in navtree is not working
Replies: 19
Views: 4863

Re: Twonky 7 groupid in navtree is not working

Hi Bri, Got a response from Christian. :D He says the big change was between TwonkyServer 5.x and TwonkyServer 6.x and would like to know more about what you'd seeing between 6 and 7 that worries you. - Rick Hi Rick, All you have to do is ask him to create a new view with new groupid information cr...
by Briain
Fri Mar 30, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky 7 groupid in navtree is not working
Replies: 19
Views: 4863

Re: Twonky 7 groupid in navtree is not working

Hi Rick Thank you very much indeed for the update. My question was based on the information in the other posts in this thread (which state that groupid isn't working). Based on the existence of these posts (and others spotted elsewhere on the forum) I've not yet tried TMS7 as my assumption is that t...
by Briain
Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky 7 groupid in navtree is not working
Replies: 19
Views: 4863

Re: Twonky 7 groupid in navtree is not working

Hi Rick

Thanks for that; it would be great to know what the score is (and whether a future release will make it possible to more easily adapt existing TMS6 custom trees).

All the best
Bri
by Briain
Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky 7 groupid in navtree is not working
Replies: 19
Views: 4863

Re: Twonky 7 groupid in navtree is not working

Hi, thx a lot. But with groupids gone I'm lost right now. It took me quite some time to understand their XML syntax to re-establish my custom trees in v5. Now it looks I would have to re-write all of it again.... :evil: ThyMaster Hi When I first published my custom music trees on the Qnap forum, th...
by Briain
Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:09 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Newbie question: Directory view
Replies: 2
Views: 1361

Re: Newbie question: Directory view

Hi Twonky default is to sort folder view by tune name (alphabetically) as opposed to album sort order. This can be changed, but you have to edit the default-view XML file to change the folder container from the below: <container name='byfolder' id='music/folders' class='object.container.storageFolde...
by Briain
Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: D-Link DSM...
Topic: DNS323, windows 7 explorer and Twonky media server 6.0
Replies: 5
Views: 5316

Re: DNS323, windows 7 explorer and Twonky media server 6.0

Hi I compiled the instructions you've likely followed. The link in your above post points to the tree changing in a Qnap, so I guess you followed the ones here . I've used them to install 6.0.34 in a couple DNS323's (for friends) and a few others have also successfully followed them. One person had ...
by Briain
Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Looking for NAS/Media-Server with best Twonky integration
Replies: 4
Views: 2855

Re: Looking for NAS/Media-Server with best Twonky integratio

Hi The ones I know of... Qnap's come with 6.0.34 bundled into the firmware by default. They don't have internet radio enabled, but you can add the missing mediafusion files and buy a licence for it. With Qnaps, any changes are sometimes overwritten at boot, but I found that changing the trees to exe...
by Briain
Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Twonky Media Server on QNAP TS-210
Replies: 10
Views: 3039

Re: Twonky Media Server on QNAP TS-210

Hi I'm not that familiar with the 210, but I'd expect it would be the Kirkwood one that you'd need. Even though Qnap now bundles 6.0.34 in their latest firmware, for various reasons, you'd be best to first install the Qnap Twonky 6.0.34 QPKG version (which disables the one embedded in the firmware) ...
by Briain
Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: D-Link DSM...
Topic: NAS dlink DNS-320 with 6.0.34
Replies: 2
Views: 3924

Re: NAS dlink DNS-320 with 6.0.34

Hi Is it running okay? See if you can access the Twonky config page on http://your.nas.ip.address:9000 as that would prove whether it has started up okay. Assuming it is, then try downloading a UPnP control point and see if you can see it with that. Even if you don't have a Linn DS media player, you...
by Briain
Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:39 pm
Forum: Netgear
Topic: Audio-out disabled on tv with Twonky, but not with ReadyDLNA
Replies: 15
Views: 6702

Re: Audio-out disabled on tv with Twonky, but not with Ready

The USB HDD attached to my ReadyNAS has it's share in the root of the readynas, but twonkymedia server starts it directory for files from root\media. I have seen the option to change this in the twonky .ini file, but I have a permission error when i try to change it. If i RPC into it (not done that...
by Briain
Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Browse for albums added most recently ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2100

Re: Browse for albums added most recently ?

Hi Phibertron Thanks for sending me a PM and thus alerting me to your findings! :) I just very quickly tried it in the music container by adding it to the existing playlists and changing your createClass to music ones (see below code) but it still exhibits the same problem that I found when I first ...
by Briain
Sun Nov 06, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Netgear
Topic: TwonkyServer 6.0.37 NAS for READYNAS Duo
Replies: 1
Views: 3059

Re: TwonkyServer 6.0.37 NAS for READYNAS Duo

Hi

You can get 6.0.34 for the Duo here but it looks like he's not done 6.0.37 yet.

Bri
by Briain
Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:59 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Modifying view-definitions gone bad
Replies: 2
Views: 1068

Re: Modifying view-definitions gone bad

Hi Sorry if you know this already, but just in case not, you do have to perform a full Twonky database rebuild to pick up any changes you make to the trees. That's why it's a good plan to set Twonky up on a PC and point it to a small handful of albums at most (this makes the rebuild quick and thus y...
by Briain
Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:59 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: How to Create Your Own Custom Navigation Trees
Replies: 181
Views: 123781

Re: How to Create Your Own Custom Navigation Trees

Hi Folks

Linn Products have revamped their web pages and forum resulting in my tree links breaking (a total deforestation in fact) :)

They have kindly moved the files onto another Linn server and I have updated the links in my post on the previous page (here) so all should now be well again.

Bri
by Briain
Sun Oct 09, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: WD My Book World Edition II – corrupted tree view
Replies: 9
Views: 2253

Re: WD My Book World Edition II – corrupted tree view

Hi I've no plan to change them other than to add back the missing video/albums container that mysteriously vanished (in other words, that I accidentally deleted) but the current ones can still be downloaded from the below links: Album Artist version: click here (Aug 2011) Artists only version: click...
by Briain
Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: How to Create Your Own Custom Navigation Trees
Replies: 181
Views: 123781

Re: How to Create Your Own Custom Navigation Trees

Hi The trees are written for Linux NAS's and thus have a different 'end of line' format to the one Windows understands (you'll see the layout looks a mess when using Windows Notepad to view them). That said, I'm using these trees on a Windows XPSP3 machine and it doesn't bother it at all; they work ...
by Briain
Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:47 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: How to Create Your Own Custom Navigation Trees
Replies: 181
Views: 123781

Re: How to Create Your Own Custom Navigation Trees

Hi

I've not heard of that happening before; that's very odd. Which version of Twonky is installed on your NAS? Have you tried rebooting the NAS to see if that starts Twonky?

Bri
by Briain
Tue Sep 27, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: How to Create Your Own Custom Navigation Trees
Replies: 181
Views: 123781

Re: How to Create Your Own Custom Navigation Trees

Hi No worries and thank you for alerting me to the missing video/album container (you can tell I only use Twonky for music and pictures). That's still really strange as I just used PV's standard picture and video containers; I must have deleted that one at some stage (maybe I was rushing and deleted...
by Briain
Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:53 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: WD My Book World Edition II – corrupted tree view
Replies: 9
Views: 2253

Re: WD My Book World Edition II – corrupted tree view

Hi If that's one of mine, you'd likely be better to use my latest trees as they have both the basic PV containers and the custom ones (the earlier trees only had the custom containers). I added these to make them compatible with certain devices and control points (like Songbook 11) that don't actual...
by Briain
Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:49 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Navigation Tree
Replies: 13
Views: 3149

Re: Navigation Tree

Hi I've seen that repeating albums issue before. It's the sort of thing that happens when you're building custom trees and forget to close a container. I assumed that's all that would cause it, but a few mints ago, someone I was helping had an Arcam media player and he had similar issues when simply...
by Briain
Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Navigation Tree
Replies: 13
Views: 3149

Re: Navigation Tree

Hi That is odd. I'd need to ask a few more questions so I can get my head round what's happening: On your control point, are you seeing the new menu which looks like the below: -Album Artist- -Track Artists- etc... The reason I ask is that some NAS's immediately overwrite any changes to system files...
by Briain
Tue Sep 20, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Supported Streaming Formats
Replies: 65
Views: 71122

Re: Supported Streaming Formats

I don't think we have that option; I just tried to see if I could ban Rick, but alas there was no facility so to do! :D Seriously though, I did also look at a new user (who had only posted twice) to see if the option was there for new folks (who could thus be spammers) but I don't see it there eithe...
by Briain
Tue Sep 20, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Navigation Tree
Replies: 13
Views: 3149

Re: Navigation Tree

Hi Brian, before you write the answer, I hope you can help me with my last questions (Twonky Server 5.1.9). - I am not shure how to copy the orginal files to windows, which directory is mounted via Samba for this? - Will the add for the Track sort in view-definitions.xml make an sorter change in ev...
by Briain
Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:34 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Navigation Tree
Replies: 13
Views: 3149

Re: Navigation Tree

You are indeed correct, but leaving the disk number term in there does absolutely no harm. I'm fact, I guess it could even prove useful in the highly unlikely event that you accidentally forget to separate them when ripping a double album. :) Actually, I never use folder view, but now that I'm typin...
by Briain
Mon Sep 19, 2011 11:55 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: TwonkyServer 6.0.34 on Windows keeps stalling / stopping
Replies: 34
Views: 4642

Re: TwonkyServer 6.0.34 on Windows keeps stalling / stopping

Well, it would only truly be a religious experience if you were driving on Islay (and thus passing the various temples of fine whisky)! Sorry you are not heading over. I saw someone asking about hotels in Edinburgh (on the Linn forum) and for some reason I thought it was yourself, but it was a while...
by Briain
Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:47 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Navigation Tree
Replies: 13
Views: 3149

Re: Navigation Tree

Hi Jochen I've not heard the Classik for a good while, but I do have a Sneaky (as well as a Majik DS-I and a Klimax DS) so loads of streaming goes on here! :) I'm not familiar with the MyBook, but I was talking to a Linn dealer who wanted to change trees and he found how to access it using SSH and P...
by Briain
Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: TwonkyServer 6.0.34 on Windows keeps stalling / stopping
Replies: 34
Views: 4642

Re: TwonkyServer 6.0.34 on Windows keeps stalling / stopping

Hi Vic I'll test 6.0.36 on Windows XP SP3, but I'm not sure about enabling disk spin down as the last time I tried that it kicked off a RAID rebuild (like my NAS's, I use a RAID set in my PC). Of course, i guess the Twonky problem could also be a Win7 only issue, so it would be good if someone else ...
by Briain
Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:31 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky Server 6.0.34 installed via QPKG on TS-212 then off.
Replies: 3
Views: 1291

Re: Twonky Server 6.0.34 installed via QPKG on TS-212 then o

Hi No, the existing one is embedded in the Qnap firmware releases and it is simply disabled when you install the QPKG version (so you can disable it and revert to Twonky 5.1). Several of us pestered Qnap into building both Twonky 4 and the latest Twonky 6 releases into these QPKG add-ons as it means...
by Briain
Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:58 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky Server 6.0.34 installed via QPKG on TS-212 then off.
Replies: 3
Views: 1291

Re: Twonky Server 6.0.34 installed via QPKG on TS-212 then o

Hi Disable the 'UPnP server' via the Qnap web page; that is the embedded 5.1 version (installing the QPKG should automatically un-tick the box for the embedded version, so if you have re-ticked it, you will have reverted to the embedded 5.1 version). If Twonky 6 doesn't then automatically start, go ...
by Briain
Sun Sep 18, 2011 6:15 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky Server 6.0.34 on ReadyNas Duo (Album Art)
Replies: 6
Views: 2182

Re: Twonky Server 6.0.34 on ReadyNas Duo (Album Art)

Hi You probably shouldn't run both ReadyDLNA and Twonky; you only need one media server, so I'd disable ReadyDLNA and just use Twonky (if you really do need to run two servers for some reason, check they're not both sitting on port 9000). As to Twonky, unless I'm missing something bespoke that you a...
by Briain
Sun Sep 18, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky Server 6.0.34 on ReadyNas Duo (Album Art)
Replies: 6
Views: 2182

Re: Twonky Server 6.0.34 on ReadyNas Duo (Album Art)

Hi There are a few things that spring to mind about your setup. Firstly, I should point out that I'm not familiar with the Naim media player; the last Naim stuff I had was a heavily modified 12s (with individual DC regulators per daughter board) and a 250 (silver edged one) and that was a while back...
by Briain
Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: TwonkyServer 6.0.34 on Windows keeps stalling / stopping
Replies: 34
Views: 4642

Re: TwonkyServer 6.0.34 on Windows keeps stalling / stopping

Hi Vic Hope you're well and having fun! I've just been crawling about under the floor with long lengths of Linn 'Silver' cable clamped between my teeth; what a difference it's made to my 350A's!! As to your disappearing Twonky server issue, I reckon it's just that lovely warm climate you enjoy is ov...
by Briain
Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:09 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky Server 6.0.34 on ReadyNas Duo (Album Art)
Replies: 6
Views: 2182

Re: Twonky Server 6.0.34 on ReadyNas Duo (Album Art)

Hi The new Twonky share is purely for the Twonky installation files. The reason it's visible is to enable users to easily change the trees without having to use Linux and SSH (they're the XML files in the 'views' folder). The default Twonky ReadyNAS settings are set to point to the Music, Pictures a...
by Briain
Sat Sep 17, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: TwonkyServer 6.0.34 on Windows keeps stalling / stopping
Replies: 34
Views: 4642

Re: TwonkyServer 6.0.34 on Windows keeps stalling / stopping

Hi Vic I've not had that happen; most odd. I have Twonky 6.0.34 running on a Qnap TS-659 and although it's the Qnap specific version (which doesn't use a license key and thus doesn't have the online feeds) I have added the two media fusion files and a license to enable the internet radio feature. It...
by Briain
Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Navigation Tree
Replies: 13
Views: 3149

Re: Navigation Tree

Hi Probably the best thing to do is to look at my instructions for changing the trees in a Qnap. Though the file will be in a different place, it shows you how to log in using PuTTY and also outlines the basic Linux commands you'd need to change the tree files (though in your case, you only need cha...
by Briain
Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Navigation Tree
Replies: 13
Views: 3149

Re: Navigation Tree

Hi It should only happen in the folders container as opposed to all the containers. You can change the folder container (in view.definitions.xml) to add the album track sort order term to it. Original container: <container name='byfolder' id='music/folders' class='object.container.storageFolder' cre...
by Briain
Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:29 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: 6.0.33 on QNAP NAS - Playlists Not Recognised on Reboot
Replies: 2
Views: 1191

Re: 6.0.33 on QNAP NAS - Playlists Not Recognised on Reboot

Hi I found this with m3u playlists in Twonky 6.0.34 (Qnap Marvell, Qnap Intel and Windows versions) and I reported it as a bug (PV reference MM-5186). I always set Twonky rescan period to zero, so I tried it with rescan set to -1 and also to 10000 (roughly weekly) and either of those settings provid...
by Briain
Tue Sep 13, 2011 11:02 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Navtree 6 (How to show folders at the root solved and more)
Replies: 118
Views: 47995

Re: Navtree (How to show folders at the root solved and more

Hi I can't speak for all the hints and tips (and files) on this thread as I haven't tried them. For my ones (a couple of posts up) they are a complete package (of XML files) to directly replace the original files in the /resources/views folder. If experimenting yourself, the best thing to use is Not...
by Briain
Tue Sep 13, 2011 10:28 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Supported Streaming Formats
Replies: 65
Views: 71122

Re: Supported Streaming Formats

Actually, I think that would be a great plan; I thought the three handbag spam-ads [the other day] didn't really add much technical value to the overall scheme of things (though I did buy a couple of fake crocodile ones, just to be absolutely sure) and thus think it would be good if gurus (and maybe...

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