Mounting an iPod
kouye at wanadoo.fr
Sun Oct 30 01:55:31 PST 2005
Thanks for your interest. The page you indicate mentions rebuiding the
kernel with HFS/HFS+ support. I found a chapter on rebuilding kernels in
The Complete FreeBSD and I suppose the handbook also has something to
say about it.
I'll sort this out first and will come back to you about the scripts you
James Seward wrote:
> On 10/29/05, edward <kouye at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
>>The iPod uses an HFS+ file system. It's been loaded from a Mac.
>>I would like to mount it to /mnt/ipod
> A quick Google suggests you can try
> http://people.freebsd.org/~yar/hfs/ to add HFS support to FreeBSD,
> otherwise you're going to have to reformat your iPod for Windows and
> then mount it as FAT.
> I then added this line:
> /dev/da0s2 /ipod msdos rw,noauto 0 0
> to my fstab, and wrote myself a little ipod script I can use to mount
> and umount/eject it.
> To mount it it just mounts /ipod, and to eject it, i umounts /ipod and
> then calls camcontrol eject on the right device ID to eject it (so the
> iPod stops thinking it's connected).
> I can offer further assistance with the 2nd half but not the 1st half of this :)
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