Fatal error encountered during Roon backup library restore (ref#9CP4R6)

Affected Product


Roon Issue Category

Installation or Setup

Description of Issue

After move my Room library from Mac mini to MacBook Pro (M1 Pro), I received a fatal error (Could not create required lock file) after restoring my backup.

Roon Core Platform


Roon Core Specifications

MacBook Pro 14" (M1 Pro) 2021 with macOS Sonoma 14.0

Connected Audio Devices

Nothing but the internal speakers

Home Network Details

Roon Core is running on the same machine. Network is completely Unifi 1-Gbit Ethernet Network with Unified 802.11ax access points and only two network users


@Raphael_Gruber, welcome to the Community. This appears to be similar to what other users have experienced. This thread shows one approach to resolve the lock file error message:


This thread also mentions the same issue, but was resolved by user @JeezOPete by starting and re-starting Roon Server on their Mac:

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