Can't mount my iPhone - Maybe it need not be mounted?

Roland Smith rsmith at
Sun Jun 1 20:13:05 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jun 01, 2008 at 11:10:48AM -0500, eculp wrote:
> I've not been successful at googling a way to connect freebsd current  
> amd64 to my iPhone.  Eventually, I would like to be able to sync and  
> upload to it from an opensource substitute for iTunes, that doesn't  
> have a version from FreeBSD.
> When I connect my iPhone I see:
> Jun  1 09:55:00 ed kernel: uhid0: <Apple Inc. iPhone, class 0/0, rev  
> 2.00/0.01, addr 2> on uhub3
> in messages and that is it.  No new device or anything that I can find.
> Any programs or suggestions that you have to facilitate using the  
> iPhone will be greatly appreciated. I've been trying to use gtkpod  
> without success because I can't mount it, I assume.

The pags for libgpod (, on which
gtkpod depends, says:

    "There's also preliminary support for the iPhone and the iPod Touch 
     but they must be jailbroken to work."

Whatever that means. :-)

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