Extremely slow when playing music from a folder with lots of files

Discussion in 'MediaPortal 1 Talk' started by xfx, February 2, 2011.

  1. xfx

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    February 1, 2011
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    Whenever I try to play an MP3 file from a folder with lots of MP3s (say, about 2,000), MP takes a long time (about 2 minutes) to start playing it.

    Playing more songs from the same folder occurs immediately, after the first one has been played.

    I can see a lot of disk activity on the first play, so it looks as if MP is reading the whole directory before playing the first file.

    Is this a normal behavior?

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