slow search in 3k Playlist
elliot.pahl at orcon.net.nz
Tue Sep 26 06:38:54 UTC 2006
All collection, huh?
I generally run with a ~5000 song playlist, which is maybe slightly less than
a third of my collection....
On Tuesday 26 September 2006 07:55, Nick Tryon wrote:
> This comes up every so often. The main issue is that Amarok is not
> really designed for huge, all-collection playlists like that. It's
> more efficient to search/filter in the collection browser to find
> particular tracks to add to the playlist or use the smart playlist and
> dynamic playlist features for longer-duration random play.
> On the other hand, if you would still prefer the itunes-like way of
> having the entire collection in the 'playlist' and playing based on a
> filter, JuK, which comes with the kdemultimedia package, might be more
> to your liking.
> On 9/25/06, thorsten kramer <thorsten_kramer at t-online.de> wrote:
> > Hi
> > I use a Playlist with more than 3000 entries.
> > the Problem when writing/saving playlist is solved now (Shutdown).
> > but since 1.4.x I have the problem that searching took a long time and
> > freezes the GUI.
> > For example, I am listening to my Allday-Playlist and want to search for
> > xyz. I press x, Amarok says: "2500 of 3000 shown" emediately.
> > But then I press y (and than z, but z is not shown) and the gui freezes
> > (no bargraph, no reaction, no other song if previous songs ends...) this
> > can last for 3 to 15 seconds.
> > suddenly amarok displays the songs containing xyz and everything is back.
> > System: Dell Desktop 2.4 Ghz P4 768 Mb Ram
> > Only Amarok and Firefox running (KDE)
> > Mysql DB on other server (is it used to search in local playlist?
> > because Sql-Server is a bit slow (350 Mhz). New Server is in Test-Mode,
> > but not working yet.)
> > MFG
> > T.Kramer
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