Firefly Media Server
Firefly Media Server, previously known as "mt-daapd" is a service to stream digital music to Roku Soundbridge devices and iTunes. Read more...
This how-to will install Firefly Media Server to allow music stored on an SME server to be available to the local LAN.
The original RPM was produced by Gerald Schwarzecker and updated in Q1-2009 by Mark Leman to the use Firefiy media server version svn-1696.
Configure the dag repository
Extra packages are required which are available in the dag repository.
You need to activate the Dag reposity before installing this contrib.
see dag repository
Enable Multicast traffic
Enable Multicast network traffic discussed here...
mkdir -p /etc/e-smith/templates-custom/etc/rc.d/init.d/masq touch /etc/e-smith/templates-custom/etc/rc.d/init.d/masq/40DenyMulticast signal-event remoteaccess-update
Yum will automatically pull in the required dependencies from the Dag repository.
yum install mt-daapd-svn.1696-3.sme7.0.i386.rpm --enablerepo=dag signal-event post-upgrade; signal-event reboot
If yum is complaining about a missing dependency for libFLAC.so.4 you might find the solution here
When the server comes back from reboot you should be able to find Firefly's web control panel by browsing from your LAN:
The user name is anything. The password is 'mt-daapd'.
Navigate to the 'configuration' page to change the password and add some music directories, for example if you create an ibay called 'music' then the path you enter in the mt-daapd control panel under "Configuration / Music Folder" is:
The source RPM is here http://www.leman.net/rpms/mt-daapd-svn.1696-3.sme7.0.src.rpm