iPod Mini and FreeBSD 5.2.1 or 5.3-Beta?

Mattias Schlenker mattias at schlenker-webdesign.de
Mon Oct 11 09:36:59 PDT 2004

Is there anyone out there who managed to mount the iPod Mini on FreeBSD 

I formatted the iPod as FAT32 with the supplied tools for Windows. When 
plugging in the iPod, it is just recognized as mass storage device 
(umassX), but no disks are created (umass0 shows up, but da0 does not) 
-- no matter if I plug the iPod into a USB hub or directly into a usb 
port on the back panel.

The USB controller is a (cheap) SIS:

usb0: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb0: <SiS 5571 USB controller> on ohci0
usb0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0: SiS OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub0: 3 ports with 3 removable, self powered

The iPod looks the following:

port 2 addr 6: full speed, power 500 mA, config 1, iPod mini(0x1202), 
Apple(0x05ac), rev 0.01

Plugging in just creates:

umass0: Apple iPod mini, rev 2.00/0.01, addr 3

Should I upgrade to FreeBSD 5.3-Beta on this box? (It is my desktop, so 
it is not a too big risk).


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