Core Machine (Operating system/System info/Roon build number)
ROCK 1.7/505 on a NUC 8i3. Library on external SSD connected to NUC via USB.
Attempting to edit using an iMac, also on 1.7/505.
All connected via ethernet.
Description Of Issue
A box set in my collection (the complete Shostakovich Symphonies set conducted by Rudolf Barshai) came out all wrong when I originally imported it - some discs grouped together, some not, some called just ‘Barshai’, some called other things.
I tried editing them in Roon to sort it all out, but in the end I decided it was all getting a bit tedious (15 symphonies over 11 discs), and I thought I’d try deleting the lot and importing it all again to start from scratch.
But now Roon won’t delete the albums. When I try, it says ‘No tracks’. When I try to play any of the tracks, it says ‘Too many failures. Stopping playback’.
Yet the albums obstinately show up in the album list, and going through settings - library - clean up library doesn’t get rid of them. In fact, it shows 0 files to clean up under any of the clean up categories.
So I tried going straight to the drive itself to delete the files (via Finder on the iMac - Go - Connect to server - IP address - Connect as guest). That way, I could re-add them from a backup, and start from scratch again. But then I’m told that I don’t have permission to delete the files. So I change the file properties to unlock them, try again, but am told the files can’t be deleted because they’re in use.
So I seem to be left with the poorly tagged ghosts of my files, but none of the music, and no way to make them bugger off.
Any way I can sort this out? Thanks in advance.