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Old 06-03-2005, 08:30 PM   #1
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iPod not mounting with sbp2 / udev / autofs / hotplug


iPod only mounts if it's there since boot!

Debian Sarge running 2.6.8-2-686, trying to mount my iPod via Firewire, but it's never detected properly.

I have all the modules installed and loaded that everyone says are necessary:
sbp2, scsi_mod, autofs4, eth1394, ohci1394

My fstab line says:
Code:
/dev/sdc2       /media/ipod     vfat    noauto,user,rw  0       0
(This is the correct device location, too.)

When I plug the iPod into its cradle, dmesg gives me:
Code:
ieee1394: Node added: ID:BUS[0-01:1023]  GUID[000a2700025b6621]
ieee1394: The root node is not cycle master capable; selecting a new root node and resetting...
ohci1394: fw-host0: SelfID received outside of bus reset sequence
ieee1394: Node changed: 0-01:1023 -> 0-00:1023
ieee1394: Node changed: 0-00:1023 -> 0-01:1023
Here is the funny part: it's fully recognized, and works whenever I power the computer up with the iPod already sitting in the cradle. As you can guess, I don't want to restart my computer anytime I want to add a song to the iPod. Would you?

Can anyone offer some help? It can clearly work, but not from the steps I see listed again and again throughout the various iPod mounting related posts already found in LQ.org. Whatever is picking it up at boot is not picking it up after boot; how do I get it to kick in properly?
 
Old 06-04-2005, 05:19 PM   #2
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Linux Journal, uly 2005, has an article about how to work with an iPod. Didn't read the whole thing yet, but it looks like there are detailed instructions, plus some tips on strange things you must do to 'un-dock' the thing.

Hope this points you to some answers.


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Old 06-04-2005, 06:17 PM   #3
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Make sure sysfs is mounted on /sys. Look in the directory /sys/block. This gives you realtime information about what Linux has detected.

A howto with out registering is at http://www.ipodlinux.org/Mounting_on_Linux.
 
Old 06-13-2005, 06:50 PM   #4
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nakko,

I'm having the same problems with a vanilla Ubuntu 5.04 installation I just did for a friend. Were you able to fix the problem?
 
  


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