Subject: Re: iPod shuffle?
To: Andrew Gillham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 02/03/2005 21:02:22
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Andrew Gillham writes:
>On Thu, 03 Feb 2005 17:11:21 -0500, Steven M. Bellovin
>> That's a well-known limitation of our USB support. fvdl has some
>> patches that went in to -current to eliminate the problem -- I wonder
>> if someone should request a pull-up to the 2.0 branch.
>Well if it affects many USB mass storage devices I think it at least
>needs to get into 2.1 if it can't make it to 2.0.2.
I agree. Frank?
>> Hmm -- we eagerly await your results....
>After doing some googling it sounds like the iPod Shuffle uses a
>'iTunesSD' file to keep track of the songs. The author of foo_pod
>sounds like he is helping to get the iPod Shuffle supported. So my
>guess is it won't be long before it just works.
Hmm -- no foo_pod in pkgsrc, but I'm sure that's a solvable problem,
--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb