libkarma crashes Amarok

Ned Wolpert ned.wolpert at
Sun Nov 19 00:39:53 UTC 2006

I finally got a chance to play with my Karma again... after deleting all my
playlists, it works with Amarok.  I just did it now, so I haven't had a
chance to do much yet with it, but this is a great start.  Very nice folks!

On 11/14/06, Andy Kelk <andy at> wrote:
> On Monday 13 November 2006 20:50, Ned Wolpert wrote:
> > I may be confused on where the problem is too... I can mount the karma
> (via
> > omfs) just fine, but I'm not sure how to verify libkarma other then
> using
> > their riocp tool.  When Amarok crashes, its hard for me to tell where
> the
> > problem is.  In the tools that come with libkarma, they give the 'no
> > properties' warning too... but again, they may simply not be working
> right.
> > (Though Amarok problably shouldn't just crash when the problem occurred,
> > but that's secondary for me. :-)
> The problem seems to be when reading files from the device rather than
> when
> writing, so the riocp tool probably isn't much help.
> There aren't many tools included with libkarma, certainly nothing such as
> the
> mtp-files/mtp-detect tool. The only one I can think of is the lkarmafs
> project which creates a fuse-based filesystem for the karma.
> That said, I *think* that the crash might happen when reading a playlist.
> (and
> lkarmafs doesn't show playlists, AFAIK). So you *could* try deleting
> playlists from the device (assuming you have some and that you don't want
> them !).
> > I was hoping to hear what versions of the software other people who have
> > the Karma were using.  I'll follow up with the libkarma group to verify
> > that I've got everything installed correctly.  Thanks
> FWIW, I've tried my Karma with Amarok (SVN) using libkarma 0.0.5 and 0.0.6
> with omfs 0.6.1 and 0.7.2 and it works ok.
> Andy

Virtually, Ned Wolpert

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