problems mounting android htc

Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at
Mon Jan 17 11:52:36 UTC 2011

I do all my coding from the command line and not an IDE and got BSDoid
and the Android SDK both downloaded but I can not get BSDoid installed
I did a quick hack of coping tools/libx86/swt.jar from bsdoid to the
sdk dir but so far none of the other instructions work

On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 5:56 AM, Vrachnis Ilias Dimitrios
<vrachil at> wrote:
> On Jan 16, 2011, at 5:56 PM, Patrick Lamaiziere wrote:
>> Le Sun, 16 Jan 2011 09:41:06 -0500,
>> Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman at> a écrit :
>>> My situtation is a little different I am a developer hired to do some
>>> work on the android but have never done *ANY* mobile programming so
>>> starting from square on from essencially yesterday
>> I think you have to use the android SDK to access the phone in
>> "developer mode".
>> There is a porting effort for the SDK on FreeBSD:
>> I have not try it.
>> Regards.
> I did try the method described in the bsdroid wiki and i can say that it
> works. The adb that is.
> The adt plugin for eclipse requires some java libraries and i cannot find
> them.
> Nonetheless, there is an android plugin for the netbeans ide that i can
> confirm that works under freebsd.
> As for mounting the phone's sd card, it is not required for developing.
> If you still want to mount it, you have to enable it from the phone first:
> You pull down the notification bar on the top, and click on the notification
> that says that USB is connected.
> - If you are not running HTC Sense, there are two notifications related to
> usb. The one you are looking for is not the notification that mentions the
> usb debugging, but the mass storage one.
> - If you are running HTC Sense, there is only one notification. When you
> select it, there is a radio-button based menu where you have to select that
> you want to enable mass storage. Don't forget to press the ok/close button
> on the bottom of the screen for the changes to take effect.
> You can then mount the sd card using mount_msdosfs as Patrick mentioned in
> his response earlier.

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