Today I reset my 30GB video iPod and all of the smart playlists broke.
Some were sorted in the wrong order (by name), some had no contents, and
some were missing entirely.
I found a few references to the same problem:
- iTunes 9.1 – Smart Playlist Sort Order Still Wonky
- iTunes 9 + Smart Playlist + Live Updating + iPhone = FAIL
- Preserving smart playlist order on iPhone
- and then this “fix” from Apple
None of those solutions worked for me. What did seem to work was to
set iTunes to sync all copies of all podcasts (the default was to sync