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Old 01-11-2011, 10:23 PM   #5
andy87
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Quote:
Originally Posted by theducks View Post
It may be simpler.
The arrow next to the Library Icon
"Switch/Create Library"
Use Existing...
Browse to the folder on the drive
Just tried that still got an error looks to be the same one or pretty close.
Is there a simple way to re-enter my books into a new library location with the existing metadata so I dont have to go back through and change it from the defaults?
If so I can do that just as well. drag and dropping all folders of the old library only caused a mess

ERROR: ERROR: Unhandled exception: <b>DatabaseException</b>:attempt to write a readonly database
RemoteTraceback (most recent call last):
File "site-packages\calibre\library\sqlite.py", line 196, in run
OperationalError: attempt to write a readonly database

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\dialogs\choose_library.py", line 95, in accept
File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\dialogs\choose_library.py", line 72, in perform_action
File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\ui.py", line 391, in library_moved
File "site-packages\calibre\library\database2.py", line 144, in __init__
File "site-packages\calibre\library\schema_upgrades.py", line 22, in __init__
File "site-packages\calibre\library\schema_upgrades.py", line 469, in upgrade_version_17
File "site-packages\calibre\library\sqlite.py", line 232, in run
DatabaseException: attempt to write a readonly database
RemoteTraceback (most recent call last):
File "site-packages\calibre\library\sqlite.py", line 196, in run
OperationalError: attempt to write a readonly database
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