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Problems setting up multi-episodes


gillmacca01
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I'm having problems getting Emby to recognise multi-episodes properly (more than 1 episode per video file). I am running the latest beta version.

I have tried removing the files (including nfo's), rescan library, and have tried re-adding manually and via 'auto organise' plugin, but the video files are always displayed with the filename (Show name - 1x01-x02 - episodes names) and because or this, no episode synopsis are downloaded.

This may be related to the issue: I have compared the nfo file with single episode nfo files, and notice that the multi-episode nfo's are not showing season/episode numbers

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Although the naming convention you've used is shown in the article on naming (though with two digits for the season), I wonder if there's an issue with it.  Certainly I have no problem with s01e01-e02 which works perfectly, so I guess you could try that just to see. (I don't use .nfo files, so I can't comment on that part)

 

Paul

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Ah well, it was just a thought...  Better just wait for the devs, I guess.  But I suppose you could check that the show name is identical in the directory name, and that you are using season sub-folders, as those both seem to make identification more reliable.

 

Paul

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I've partly resolved it.

Using the info in the nfo's file from this post: https://emby.media/community/index.php?/topic/78937-multi-episode-file-not-registering-second-episode/, the episodes are displaying correctly, but episode synopsis still isn't being added (refreshed missing metadata, and did a library scan)

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Added season 1 and episode 1 to the metadata editor, but is showing episode 2 as missing (did a library scan). I have filed in the synopsis manually as it wasn't retrieved

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Nfo file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?>
<episodedetails>
  <plot>A man infected with a deadly virus boards Quantum Airlines flight 66 in Frankfurt, Germany. The US government must stop the plane before it lands at JFK International Airport</plot>
  <outline />
  <lockdata>false</lockdata>
  <dateadded>2009-10-24 19:09:00</dateadded>
  <title>Episode 1, Episode 2</title>
  <director>Eric Laneuville</director>
  <rating>6.3</rating>
  <year>1996</year>
  <imdbid>tt5845148</imdbid>
  <tvdbid>6640422</tvdbid>
  <runtime>177</runtime>
  <genre>Action</genre>
  <genre>Drama</genre>
  <genre>Thriller</genre>
  <art>
    <poster>/share/CACHEDEV4_DATA/TV/TV/Pandora's Clock/Season 1/Pandora's Clock - 1x01-x02 - Episode 1, Episode 2-thumb.jpg</poster>
  </art>
  <episode>1</episode>
  <episodenumberend>2</episodenumberend>
  <season>1</season>
  <aired>1996-11-10</aired>
  <fileinfo>
    <streamdetails>
      <video>
        <codec>mpeg4</codec>
        <micodec>mpeg4</micodec>
        <bitrate>740111</bitrate>
        <width>720</width>
        <height>480</height>
        <aspect>4:3</aspect>
        <aspectratio>4:3</aspectratio>
        <framerate>29.97003</framerate>
        <scantype>progressive</scantype>
        <default>False</default>
        <forced>False</forced>
        <duration>177</duration>
        <durationinseconds>10623</durationinseconds>
      </video>
      <audio>
        <codec>mp3</codec>
        <micodec>mp3</micodec>
        <bitrate>320000</bitrate>
        <scantype>progressive</scantype>
        <channels>2</channels>
        <samplingrate>48000</samplingrate>
        <default>False</default>
        <forced>False</forced>
      </audio>
    </streamdetails>
  </fileinfo>
</episodedetails>
Edited by gillmacca01
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