Subject: Re: decent mp3 players supported by open source tools?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Sergey Svishchev <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/04/2005 22:55:44
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On =D0=D4, =CD=C1=D2 04, 2005 at 12:31:51=D0=D0 -0500, Steven M. Bellovin w=

>>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.
>The problem is that the iPod does need some magic -- there are various=20
>metafiles that have to be presen.  I don't know about most other MP3=20
>players, which is why I asked.

The Archos Gmini 220 looks good. And there's an open source tool to
create metafiles for it --

Sergey Svishchev

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