Just installed minidlna on my pi 4.

I've connected an external usb disk drive containing music; which shows up at /media/pi/Seagate Backup Plus Drive

It also shows up with blkid at /dev/vda1:

/dev/sda1: LABEL="Seagate Backup Plus Drive" BLOCK_SIZE="512" UUID="B0581E90581E5606" TYPE="ntfs" PARTUUID="19daeae3-01"

I (think) I've pointed to folder Music in /etc/minidlna.conf:

media_dir=A,/media/pi/'Seagate Backup Plus Drive'/Music

I run the service as root (set user=root in /lib/systemd/system/minidlna.service)

Log file appears ok:

minidlna.c:1126: warn: Starting MiniDLNA version 1.3.0.
minidlna.c:1186: warn: HTTP listening on port 8200
playlist.c:135: warn: Parsing playlists...
playlist.c:269: warn: Finished parsing playlists.

I can find the server from my devices, but - no music appears.

I had a look in the database (/var/cache/minidlna/files.db) - looks pretty empty.

I can browse to the music files via the pi from my LAN (using e.g. Ubuntu's 'Files' program)

I'm guessing it's something to do with how the drive is mounted maybe?


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