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

eculp eculp at
Mon Jun 2 14:17:10 UTC 2008

Quoting Joshua Isom <jrisom at>:

> To be able to mount your iPhone, you're going to have to essentially  
> void the warranty and risk turning it into a pretty paperweight.  It  
> sucks, but that's the way it is.  But at least you can charge your  
> iPhone using FreeBSD.

I'm already using it with a carrier that isn't yet authorized so I  
have to assume that it is "jailbroken" but I still can't find a way to  
mount it. It seems that it isn't recoginzed by FreeBSD current as  
being mountable.

Thanks for the warning.


> On Jun 1, 2008, at 11:10 AM, 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.
>> Thanks,
>> ed
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