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Old 06-06-2007, 10:34 AM   #1
Zeedok
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NTFS-Config update wrecked iPod automount?


I've been using Ubuntu for the last 9 months, but am still a noob. I know enough to fiddle and stuff things up . . . but not enough to fix my mistakes!!

Sorry to post on this again - there's already so many problems with iPods not automounting, maybe there should be a stickie or wiki??

Anyway, my iPod (5G, 60GB) was automounting perfectly on both my Ubuntu Feisty 7.04 machines then . . .

It stopped automounting on my desktop (still works on the laptop). It stopped working immediately after some routine updates from the 'Updatemanager'. It works with XP, and my Feisty laptop.

I can only conclude that an update to software only on the desktop has mucked up a setting or my fstab or something.

I saw a reference to problems with ntfs-config and ipod automounting, and that extra ntfs utilities are needed to get it working again, on the Ubuntu forums, but I can't find it again.

Could an upgrade messed up one of my configuration files etc?

Any ideas?? Grateful for any help.

PS I think I've been able to manually mount the ipod (though no desktop icon has appeared)
 
Old 06-06-2007, 11:53 AM   #2
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Fixed.

Used Storage device manager to reset the defaults on the ipod and rebooted.

Working fine again.
 
  


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