Roon Core Machine
Asustor AS5304T, Gemini Lake Celuron J4105 Quad Core, 4GB DDR4-2400 RAM
Networking Gear & Setup Details
Multiple Eero 6 Pro mesh Wifi Routers. On Wifi
Connected Audio Devices
Sonos system speakers and amp, Marantz AV7704. Connect with Airplay2
Number of Tracks in Library
Description of Issue
Getting playback failed because required codec is not available. Problem is for almost the entire library and just began in the past couple of weeks.
Welcome to the forum Michael!
The Roon-beehive would certainly like to help you out, but it’ll help tremendously if you’d kindly mention what the operating system is.
I’m not a NAS guy, but maybe that bit of info helps…
Roon Server on Asustor devices rely on FFmpeg, which will be automatically installed in the App Central when Roon Server is installed.
The FFmpeg App in the Asustor App Central is not maintained by me and I did not notice any changes in that dependency so far.
As a second option, I’ve added the option to provide your own
ffmpeg binary in the
RoonOnNAS/bin folder. This was previously not required to do, as everything seemed to work well with the App Central version of FFmpeg.
I can’t check this at the moment, as I am still with my family for Christmas. But I will check it, when I am back home.
In case you’d like to try to provide your own FFmpeg binary, you’ll need to download the version for the amd64 platform. The most common website to download FFmpeg is JohnVanSickle.
It is a tar.xz archive, that needs to be extracted first. Depending on your utility to uncompress the file, you might need to extract it twice.
In the end you should see several files, but you only need to put
FFmpeg into the
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