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Old 12-22-2004, 10:02 PM   #1
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Can't write to iPod


I'm using gtkpod and I can get into my iPod, I just can't write to it. I'm mounting it as 'mount -t hfsplus /dev/sda /mnt/ipod'. Is this wrong? Is there a way to mount it with write permissions set or change permissions once it's mounted?
...Or am I totally off track?
 
Old 12-22-2004, 10:03 PM   #2
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try adding -o rw to your mount command.
 
Old 12-23-2004, 08:57 AM   #3
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It's letting me mount like that but still no luck. All I can do is view what's there.
 
Old 12-23-2004, 12:34 PM   #4
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is your ipod formatted in HFS format? If so, you need to convert to windows format for gtkpod to understand it.

Here's some instructions:
http://www.blinkenlights.ch/gnupod/gnupod.html#SEC6
 
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is your ipod formatted in HFS format? If so, you need to convert to windows format for gtkpod to understand it.
I did all that and now, when I try to create directories in gtkpod, it says 'Problem creating directories in /mnt/ipod'. Obviously, I can't write to it. Gtkpod does see the iPod.
Should I use some other program or am I just doing something wrong like missing a library or something?
 
Old 12-23-2004, 11:17 PM   #6
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I finally said screw it and installed GNUpod. It's not as pretty but the functionality is great; it worked "out of the box."
 
Old 04-13-2005, 12:43 PM   #7
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hfs+ ipods work fine with gtkpod
 
  


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