Best practices for loading music on 430n HDD?
Seeking input from JGers on best practices for loading up the hard drive on a 430n (or 730n if applicable). Goal is to optimize use of media center's GUI during search and playback and to utilize any other secret sauce that these features provide.
So far I have been creating folders and using naming convention "[artist name]-[album name]", copying as many as will fit on a thumb drive, and loading via front panel USB port on head unit. I am not sure if the Gracenote DB obviates the need for my naming approach, or if it would recognize and correctly group songs by album/artist/title if I merely dumped loose songs onto the jump drive (not that I would ever do that as it would violate every fiber of my nature).
Also considering the use of a much larger portable drive even if I have to connect it to external power during the transfer process.
Any tips, strategies, how-to's would be appreciated. TIA.
2011 JGC Overland 4x4
Mineral Gray/Black 5.7L Hemi 20" wheels
430n (RHB) Advanced Warning & ACC Group
Sharkfin antenna OEM roof rack/slush & cargo mats
Purchase date: 12.28.10