Unable to use my USB MP4 player: FreeBSD hangs

Dominique Goncalves dominique.goncalves at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 20:55:49 UTC 2007


On 6/24/07, Julian H. Stacey <jhs at berklix.org> wrote:
> "Dominique Goncalves" wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm trying to connect my USB MP4 player to transfer some video and
> > music files, but when I plug the player FreeBSD hangs at this point:
> You don't say, if, so I'll reccomend:
>         Do turn on power before connectting to FreeBSD
>         Do not rely on player detecting power & turning on.
> Why:
> I used to have hell of a problem before with my Clipman mp3 player
> Problem was devd or usbd created & destroying things while listening
> to wire one end, & the Clipman mp3 listening to wire & also doing
> things, eg powering off or destroying /dev entries etc.
>         http://berklix.com/~jhs/~jhs/txt/clipman/
> --
> Julian Stacey. Munich Computer Consultant, BSD Unix C Linux. http://berklix.com
>  HTML mail unseen. Ihr Rauch=mein allergischer Kopfschmerz. Dump cigs 4 snuff.

I tried to connect my player powered before FreeBSD boots, it does not
help unfortunately.


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