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General Setup

You may (or may not) have to add the following settings to your fun_plug. Your milage may vary.

route add -net netmask dev eth0

adds the multicast route.

echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward

enables packet forwarding

/sbin/ifconfig eth0 promisc

enables promiscious mode

mt-daapd 0.2.4

Download mt-daapd from the link below, create a new directory called “mt-daapd” on your hard-drive, and unpack it there.

Edit the mt-daapd.conf to reflect your setup

Add the following to your fun_plug:

mkdir -p /mnt/HD_a2/mt-daapd/cache
ln -s /mnt/HD_a2/mt-daapd/ /lib/
ln -s /mnt/HD_a2/mt-daapd/ /lib/
ln -s /mnt/HD_a2/mt-daapd/ /lib/ 
/mnt/HD_a2/mt-daapd/mt-daapd -c /mnt/HD_a2/mt-daapd/mt-daapd.conf 

Working combinations

Please post if mt-daapd works which combination you have used:

mt-daap 0.2.4


  • iTunes 7.0.2 (Mac)
  • iTunes (PC)
  • Roku Soundbridge M1001 (Via CH3WNAS)


Does not work:

  • iTunes 7.0.1 (Mac)


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