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Old 11-04-2003, 03:02 AM   #1
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usb 1.1 treo15 mp3 player with ibm microdrive any ideas?

I have a Treo15 usb 1.1 15 gig mpg player/ it uses a ibm microdrive/ justlike an Ipod sorta Any ideas on how or where I should start to get it working/ its the only reason why I am keeping windows!
Old 11-04-2003, 11:29 AM   #2
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Maybe it's a USB storage device?

load up the usb-storage module then do "tail -f /var/log/messages" and plug in the player. With a little luck it will even tell you from where you can mount it.
Old 11-05-2003, 02:21 AM   #3
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here is what I go any ideas/
root@linux:/home/slack# tail -f /var/log/messages
Nov 5 03:05:22 linux kernel: mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
Nov 5 03:05:22 linux sshd[847]: Server listening on port 22.
Nov 5 03:05:29 linux /usr/sbin/gpm[881]: imps2: Auto-detected intellimouse PS/2
Nov 5 03:10:27 linux kernel: hub.c: new USB device 00:07.3-2, assigned address 2
Nov 5 03:10:30 linux kernel: Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
Nov 5 03:10:30 linux kernel: usb.c: registered new driver usb-storage
Nov 5 03:10:30 linux kernel: scsi1 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage device s
Nov 5 03:10:30 linux kernel: sda: sda1
Nov 5 03:10:30 linux kernel: USB Mass Storage support registered.
Nov 5 03:10:34 linux kernel: UMSDOS 0.86k (compatibility level 0.4, fast msdos)


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