Tutorials and How-tos/Troubleshooting DLNA

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Taken from the forum topic: DLNA [1]

If your DLNA folders do not show up in your client software. Here are a few tips to troubleshoot.

Execute the following to see if the server process is running.

 /etc/init.d/minidlna status

Check the log file.

 tail -f /var/log/minidlna.log

Check the config file to see if the folder locations are correct.

 #cat /etc/minidlna.conf

Make sure the directory permissions have the "other" bits set to read and execute

 chmod o=rx video <directory>