Month: August 2013

  • Winamp 5.64 crash when importing media library

    It appears that Winamp 5.64 will crash when importing a media library that contains files whose names include accented characters. I would have filed a bug report, but I can’t be bothered to sign up for yet another account on the internet.

  • HTTPD Alarm Clock

    When your apache web server dies when starting with a message that goes something like “alarm clock” or SIGALARM, your solution is to get rid of the file: /var/run/httpd.pipe Strace helped to track this one down: [admin@theSuperStar] httpd # strace /usr/sbin/httpd open(“/var/run/httpd.pipe”, O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_APPEND|O_LARGEFILE, 0666) = ? ERESTARTSYS (To be restarted) — SIGALRM (Alarm clock) @…

  • Serviio and high quality LPCM audio output

    So a quick post here. If you want your Serviio instance to push 16-bit, 2 channel LPCM audio to your DLNA client or renderer, you need to configure your audio profile like this: <Audio targetContainer=”lpcm” aSamplerate=”48000″ aBitrate=”1620″> Basically, aBitrate=”1620″ for LPCM means 16 bit 2 channel. The default (as of this writing) appears to be…

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