Subject: Re: iPod shuffle?
To: Andrew Gillham <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/03/2005 21:02:22
In message <>, Andrew Gillham writes:
>On Thu, 03 Feb 2005 17:11:21 -0500, Steven M. Bellovin
><> wrote:
>> 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,