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Old 05-26-2004, 04:30 PM   #1
fitzy85
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apple ipod wont mount using usb interface


ok i have gtkpod for linux and it comes up great..and when i plug in my ipod it gives the do not disconnect msg as normal but doesnt come up as mounted on linux and therefore i cannot update it if anyone has any ideas how to get it working would be soo grateful! i dont want to have to use my windows install.!
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Old 05-26-2004, 04:48 PM   #2
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Re: apple ipod wont mount using usb interface

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Originally posted by fitzy85
when i plug in my ipod it gives the do not disconnect msg as normal but doesnt come up as mounted on linux
it sounds like ur not mounting it manually - sorry if im insulting ur intelligence by suggesting this:

mkdir /mnt/ipod
mount -t vfat /dev/sda2 (or sdb/c/whatever if u have other drives like this) /mnt/ipod

is how i do it.
 
Old 05-27-2004, 10:51 AM   #3
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yeah basically i need to start my computer with the ipod plugged in so that it recognises it on boot and reads it as a sda hdd...works not...many thanks...does need manual mounting!
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