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Old 09-12-2005, 07:38 AM   #1
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FC4: iPod isn't detected

I'm using Fedora Core 4, and I've had to reformat a couple of times because there were so many dependency issues I couldn't do anything, so I just reformatted my drive and did a full install (every package on the FC4 DVD installed). Every previous time I've installed, my iPod was automatically detected and a shortcut to it was put on the desktop. This time, something is different. I have it connected via IEEE1394, and the iPod is being charged (it has the charging icon on the screen), but it doesn't sense that it is connected to a computer (it doesn't have the "Do not disconnect" message on the screen). I ran a script that detects SCSI devices and it didn't pick up any new devices. I looked in /dev and I didn't see sda2 (which the iPod was detected as in my previous installations). Does anyone have any idea how I could get my iPod detected?
Old 09-12-2005, 10:19 AM   #2
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run a dmesg and see if it can find it. If not, plug your iPod in and restart your computer and see if it can find it.
Old 09-13-2005, 05:19 PM   #3
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dmesg came up with nothing, and neither did unplugging, shutting down, plugging, and rebooting.
Old 09-13-2005, 05:55 PM   #4
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nothing at all? blank dmesg? run dmesg just after u plug it in


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