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Old 03-09-2005, 06:19 PM   #1
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trouble mounting ipod


Hey, I just got a 20 gig ipod which i did a fresh format under windows.

Now i want to use gtkpod under linux to access it and write songs to it, etc.

When I plug in my ipod via USB my SuSEPlugger seems to recognize it.

i type dmesg to make sure everything is good, and i get this:



Quote:
usb 3-5: Product: iPod
usb 3-5: Manufacturer: Apple
usb 3-5: SerialNumber: 000000EFDFBD
scsi1 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
Vendor: Apple Model: iPod Rev: 1.62
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02
sda: Spinning up disk.....ready
SCSI device sda: 39063024 512-byte hdwr sectors (20000 MB)
sda: Write Protect is off
sda: Mode Sense: 64 00 00 08
sda: assuming drive cache: write through
sda:end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 39063016
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 4882877
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 39063016
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 4882877
sda1 sda2
Attached scsi removable disk sda at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
Attached scsi generic sg0 at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 0, type 0
USB Mass Storage device found at 5
usb 3-5: USB disconnect, address 5
usb 3-5: new high speed USB device using address 6
usb 3-5: Product: iPod
usb 3-5: Manufacturer: Apple
usb 3-5: SerialNumber: 000000EFDFBD
scsi2 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
Vendor: Apple Model: iPod Rev: 1.62
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02
SCSI device sda: 39063024 512-byte hdwr sectors (20000 MB)
sda: Write Protect is off
sda: Mode Sense: 64 00 00 08
sda: assuming drive cache: write through
sda:end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 39063016
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 4882877
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 39063016
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 4882877
sda1 sda2
Attached scsi removable disk sda at scsi2, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
Attached scsi generic sg0 at scsi2, channel 0, id 0, lun 0, type 0
USB Mass Storage device found at 6
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 1
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 2
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 3
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 4
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 5
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 6
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 7
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 8
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 9
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 10
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 11
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 12
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 13
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 14
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 15
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 1
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 2
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 3
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 4
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 5
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 6
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 7
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 8
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 9
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 10
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 11
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 12
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 13
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 14
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 15
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 1
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 2
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 3
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 4
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 5
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 6
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 7
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 8
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 9
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 10
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 11
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 12
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 13
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 14
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 15
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 1
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 2
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 3
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 4
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 5
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 6
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 7
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 8
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 9
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 10
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 11
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 12
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 13
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 14
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 15
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 1
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 2
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 3
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 4
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 5
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 6
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 7
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 8
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 9
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 10
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 11
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 12
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 13
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 14
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 15
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0
usb 3-5: reset high speed USB device using address 6
scsi: Device offlined - not ready after error recovery: host 2 channel 0 id 0 lun 0
SCSI error : <2 0 0 0> return code = 0x50000
end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 0
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0
scsi2 (0:0): rejecting I/O to offline device
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 1
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 2
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 3
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 4
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 5
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 6
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 7
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 8
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 9
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 10
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 11
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 12
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 13
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 14
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 15
scsi2 (0:0): rejecting I/O to offline device
scsi2 (0:0): rejecting I/O to offline device
Buffer I/O error on device sda, logical block 0

I dunno why iget all those errors, so anyways

I then 'mkdir /mnt/ipod/

Then i go mount /dev/sda /mnt/ipod

and i get this error:
linux:/home/mark # mount /dev/sda /mnt/ipod/
mount: /dev/sda is not a valid block device
linux:/home/mark #



Can anyone help?

Thanks!
 
Old 03-09-2005, 06:33 PM   #2
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Because /dev/sda is the device, not the filesystem. I'm not sure which partition you use for iPods, but try mounting /dev/sda1 or /dev/sda2 and see which one is about 20GB
 
Old 03-09-2005, 06:46 PM   #3
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ok thanks, i try this:

linux:/home/mark # mount -t vfat /dev/sda1/ /mnt/ipod/
mount: special device /dev/sda1/ does not exist
(a path prefix is not a directory)

linux:/home/mark # mount -t vfat /dev/sda2/ /mnt/ipod/
mount: special device /dev/sda2/ does not exist
(a path prefix is not a directory)

linux:/home/mark #

Seems to still not work, does anyone know the exact thing to put?
 
Old 03-09-2005, 08:11 PM   #4
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try mount -t auto /dev/sda1 /mnt/ipod

i'm pretty sure that works for my USB jumpdrive, so it might work for the ipod, unless you _know_ that it's vfat.


EDIT: i just read what you actually wrote, and your errors might stem from using /dev/sda1/ instead of /dev/sda1 (because it's a block device, not a directory)

Last edited by mcd; 03-09-2005 at 08:15 PM.
 
Old 03-09-2005, 08:14 PM   #5
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hey guys, it started to work... i dunno what did it, it was a fresh install of suse and i did upgrade my kernel... so maybe thats what did it?
 
  


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