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Jan Edwards

11 Mar, 2019 06:19 PM

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Hi Hendrik

Logs sent a few moments ago. Been trying the Scan Playlist feature today - it starts OK but eventually hits the wall - and it freezes BT. Repaired the database and tried again after closing BT. Still freezes. SP is a great feature! Just need to get it working through a list :)
Help appreciated



* beaTunes: 5.1.12
* JVM: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM
* Version: 25.192-b12
* Vendor: Oracle Corporation
* OS: Windows 10 10.0, amd64
* Library: iTunes
* Memory: 92m - 1024m
* Registered as: Jan Edwards

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by hendrik on 12 Mar, 2019 11:12 AM

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    Hey Jan,

    there are multiple Scan Playlist modes. Which one did you use? Or do they all lead to a beaTunes freeze?



  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by hendrik on 12 Mar, 2019 11:38 AM

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    Also: What kind of freeze is this? beaTunes does not react to anything anymore? Or temporary? Or a crash (beaTunes disappears)?


  3. 3 Posted by Jan Edwards on 18 Mar, 2019 12:47 PM

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    Apologies for the delayed response - The mode I use most is the one with the star - goes straight to about a third through and plays for 20 to 30 seconds. However, all of them lead to a freeze....
    BT does not react to anything - click File or Edit or anything else and there's no reaction at all.
    If it helps, I'll try to do a screen video



  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by hendrik on 27 Mar, 2019 05:07 PM

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    Hey Jan,

    can you please try to set the environment variable BEATUNES_MEMORY to -Xmx2G?
    See for details.

    The restart beaTunes. Does that help? If not, please upload a new set of logs, right after the problem occurred.

    Thank you,


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