[clug] iPod oddness

John Griffiths johnboy at the-riotact.com
Fri May 27 04:22:33 GMT 2005

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"however as the ipod is self-powered"

Except, of course, when it's charging the battery down the USB.

Could that explain the transient nature?

Steve Walsh wrote:

| I've seen a similar sort of occurance on machines that are unable
| to supply the power through the USB port that the attached device
| requires (such as 60gb "palm-drives" or laptop hard drives in
| cradles that are powered by the interface), however as the ipod is
| self-powered I wouldn't expect this to be an issue.
| Might be something worth taking a look at. If you know of someone
| with a newer machine or one with USB2.0 ports, give it a try and
| see what happens.
| -----Original Message----- From: Michael Carden Sent: Wednesday, 25
|  May 2005 8:24 PM To: linux at lists.samba.org Subject: [clug] iPod
| oddness
| My 1 gig memory stick is an iPod shuffle. I'd like to use it to
| listen to mp3 files loaded from a Linux machine.
| I'm having trouble with it on my AMDK6/400 box under a 2.4.27
| kernel.
| It seems to mount and work for a while, but soon after I try to
| copy files to it, I get a;
| Filesystem panic (dev 08:01)
| ... in /var/log/messages and it remounts itself as read-only.
| This makes using it a tad tricky. Does anyone have any iPod/Linux
| experience, or relevant Large USB Flash Memory Thing experience
| that may be brought to bear?
| I have had this happen with 0~80 meg of files on it.
| It does appear to work as expected on a Windows XP machine, so I
| have doubts about the iPod being the culprit.
| Thanks, MC
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