Subject: Re: decent mp3 players supported by open source tools?
To: Jan Schaumann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 03/04/2005 12:31:51
In message <20050304152839.GA14797@netmeister.org>, Jan Schaumann writes:
>"Steven M. Bellovin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Are there any decent mp3 players (support for ogg and flac is=20
>> desirable) that work well with NetBSD? I haven't heard much good about=
>> the iPod tools.
>My iPod Shuffle shows up as a regular umass and I can mount /dev/sd0e
>without problems. I haven't copied files back and forth from NetBSD so
>far, so I don't know if the iPod itself needs some magic to recognize
>the audio files you copy there, though.
>And, granted, it's not the same as doing the iTunes autofill, though one
>should be able to whip up a shell-script that does something similar,
The problem is that the iPod does need some magic -- there are various
metafiles that have to be presen. I don't know about most other MP3
players, which is why I asked.
--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb