iPod Mini and FreeBSD 5.2.1 or 5.3-Beta?

Mattias Schlenker mattias at schlenker-webdesign.de
Tue Oct 12 11:19:36 PDT 2004

John Baldwin wrote:

>On Tuesday 12 October 2004 12:54 pm, Doug White wrote:
>>Use 'camcontrol devlist -v' to find the bus number; it'll mention
>>umass-simX for the controller name. Note the number after 'scbus' on that
>>line. That's the bus number. Then do 'camcontrol rescan X' where 'X' is
>>the bus number.
>You'll need to either kldload geom_apple.ko or add 'GEOM_APPLE' to your kernel 
>config to recognize the label on it once you do get da0 to show up.  That 
>will then let you mount the FAT filesystem from /dev/da0p1 (IIRC).

Last night I set up a vanilla box with 5.2.1 and Firewire (fwohci), 
where the iPod Mini worked flawlessly, so GEOM_APPLE is not the solution 
(seems the green aluminum thing now has a PC partition table). I guess 
the problem is in the iPod's USB chip.


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