Did you solve the problem?
I got the same error...
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "emtisoft" <martintittel@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "dannyboy1121x" <dan_cc_keating@> wrote:
> > What are the permissions on the directories in question? :)
> I am starting minidlna from a root shell, the directories belong to a user "name" and group "everyone".
> The permissions were 770, I changed them to 777.
> Same errors as before...