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Trouble with old Pi...
#1
I have an old Raspberry Pi model B laying around that I used to run Volumio on.  Thought I'd try MoOde on it to see if I want to use it in a project.  Am I wasting my time with the Model B?  Can't seem to get MoOde to find any music on my USB hard drive.  It's formatted ExFat and has about 250GB of files saved on it.  When I update MPD, I get an updated list of sources which includes USB, but when I click on it... nothing.
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#2
(12-02-2019, 07:48 PM)StivVid Wrote: I have an old Raspberry Pi model B laying around that I used to run Volumio on.  Thought I'd try MoOde on it to see if I want to use it in a project.  Am I wasting my time with the Model B?  Can't seem to get MoOde to find any music on my USB hard drive.  It's formatted ExFat and has about 250GB of files saved on it.  When I update MPD, I get an updated list of sources which includes USB, but when I click on it... nothing.

Using an exfat filesystem could be your issue. Using a native Linux filesystem or a natively supported Windows filesystem like fat32 should work out of the box. You should be able to install the driver and tools for exfat using apt in a ssh session.
e.g.
   
Code:
sudo apt install exfat-fuse exfat-utils

I guess that'd be enough and udisks should be able to auto mount the filesystem so long as your USB hard disk has enough power to spin up.
Older Pis before the Pi2 aren't able to power a spinning hard disk from their USB ports so if your HDD isn't spinning up at all when you plug it in, use a powered USB hub in between the Pi and the HDD.
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#3
What vinnn said Smile

and to add that you're using an older Pi so it may take a while to fully update and load the files.

Do select the LIBRARY tab and do a full mpd database update and wait for it to complete... Look top right for the 'spinner' that appears while the update happens...once it closes then check for files to play... Wink
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#4
Well... Gave up on it. Bought a Pi 4. All good now. Probably is a power issue. I might try a powered hub later. Thanks for the advice!
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#5
Good to hear you have a working MoOde Smile 

For your older  Pi try booting and go to the SYSTEM tab...scroll down to 'USB auto-mounter' and change from the default 'Udisks-glue' to 'Devmon'
That should fix the USB problem Smile
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