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Old 12-30-2010, 09:40 AM   #1
Tony Littlejohn
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iRiver Cover Story Ereader not detected


Running Mandriva 2010

I have just bought an iRiver Cover Story ereader and found that it is not detected when connected to a USB port. Seeing that the Cover Story is run on Linux, I was surprised to find this problem.

It fails to show up in lsusb.

Any ideas on getting around this problem would be appreciated.

Many thanks in advance,

Tony Littlejohn
 
Old 12-30-2010, 09:27 PM   #2
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No direct experience but maybe this can point you in a direction.

I have an Iriver e300 media player.

To make it work with Linux, I had to change the file system type in Settings from MFT to MCS(UMS).

MFT is designed to work with Windows sync thingees.

Once I made the change, it worked flawlessly with Linux.
 
Old 01-02-2011, 04:22 PM   #3
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Many thanks Frankbell for your reply. I tried a number of things before success after swiftly plugging in and then unplugging the iRiver Ereader to my netbook. Suddenly, it ( the iRiver) sprang into life as Dolphin's File Manager window opened up showing all the iRiver Cover Story's folders.

After that I have had no problems copying downloaded files to the ereader.

Tony Littlejohn
 
Old 01-02-2011, 08:11 PM   #4
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Glad it's working.

Sometimes you have to kick a computer in the diodes to get its attention.
 
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Where can I find MFT in settings?
 
  


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