Just to follow up - it seems to be fixed now. I think that it sitting at 50% CPU was it scanning my media library, which seemed to take a very long time.
I'm not sure when things changed but it's been a week and it all seems to be working now.
Thanks for the help.
Yep. I've been burnt before installing things from source and ending up going down the garden path introducing a slew of other issues, "shaving the yak".
I really only like to use distro packages these days.
One of my mounts had failed, you were right. I've fixed that now and mpd runs fine when I run it as root (sudo mpd --no-daemon) and I'm able to connect to it by mpc. However when I run it as a service (sudo service mpd start) it sits at 50% CPU indefinitely and I'm not able to connect to it with mpc...
Hello, I upgraded from Ubuntu Xenial to Bionic. MPD no longer starts for me. toby@Media:~$ sudo service mpd start Job for mpd.service failed because a timeout was exceeded. See "systemctl status mpd.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details. The logs show: $journalctl -xe -- Unit mpd.service has beg...