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Old 12-08-2007, 11:11 PM   #1
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Is my Zen Vision W compatible with FC7


I am trying to install my Creative Zen Vision W in Fedora 7. I plugged it in (via USB) hoping Fedora would see it as an external hard drive, but it didn't. Does anyone know where I can get drivers? Or how to get Fedora to see it?
 
Old 12-09-2007, 08:33 AM   #2
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You should check out the Gnomad project.
 
Old 12-09-2007, 08:36 AM   #3
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I am trying to install my Creative Zen Vision W in Fedora 7. I plugged it in (via USB) hoping Fedora would see it as an external hard drive, but it didn't. Does anyone know where I can get drivers? Or how to get Fedora to see it?
See what it registers as by doing a dmesg after plugging it in. It could see it, it might just not be automounting it.
 
Old 12-09-2007, 08:37 AM   #4
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If that device uses the mtp protocol, you will need to install the libmtp package.

I have a Creative Zen Vision:M and use amarok.

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Old 12-09-2007, 09:59 PM   #5
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I did a dmesg and got gibberish. At the bottom though it mentioned a USB device. That could be it. How do I mount that? Also I downloaded GNOMAD2, but I am having problems installing it. One other thing, where do I get the libmtp package? I looked and my Vision W uses the mtp protocol.
 
Old 12-10-2007, 01:11 AM   #6
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There are three packages: libmtp libmtp-devel and libmtp-examples. They should be supplied on your install disk. Just use your package manager to install it.

Since the device uses the mtp protocol, you don't mount it like a usb drive. You need to configure your program to use it. I haven't used gnomad so I don't know if it will work with your Vision W.
 
Old 12-10-2007, 06:26 PM   #7
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I got Gnomad2 and it works with my Zen. Thanks
 
Old 12-10-2007, 07:43 PM   #8
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The creative vision: M will allow you to allocate some of the space as a regular drive, but it is used just for that --- to store files. If the vision: W is similar that could be what you saw.
 
  


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