Subject: Re: Can we mount the 5th Generation Ipod?
To: Paul (NCC/CS) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 09/29/2006 21:50:15
On Sat, 30 Sep 2006 11:38:58 +1000, "Paul (NCC/CS)" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> "Steven M. Bellovin" wrote:
> > On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 17:32:16 -0400, "Steven M. Bellovin"
> > <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > The Rockbox page did mention something else that might be worth trying:
> > > boot the device into "disk mode", via the instructions at
> > > http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=93651 and see what
> > > happens. I don't know, frankly, what the difference should be for "disk
> > > mode" versus regular mode on NetBSD.
> > >
> > I tried "disk mode" on my Nano. Here's the dmesg in regular mode:
> > umass0 at uhub1 port 2 configuration 1 interface 0
> > umass0: Apple iPod, rev 2.00/0.01, addr 2
> > umass0: using SCSI over Bulk-Only
> > scsibus0 at umass0: 2 targets, 1 lun per target
> > sd0 at scsibus0 target 0 lun 0: <Apple, iPod, 1.62> disk removable
> > sd0(umass0:0:0:0): Check Condition on CDB: 0x00 00 00 00 00 00
> > SENSE KEY: Not Ready
> > ASC/ASCQ: Logical Unit Is in Process Of Becoming Ready
> > sd0: drive offline
> > sd0: fabricating a geometry
> sorry Steve, i didn't mean i was confused with mine.
> i meant i was confused with what 'you' said.
> see above
> your normal mode doesn't show a geom at all. ??
> let alone a false one.
> indicating problem. surprising.
Yes, I agree, but I'm not inclined to argue with success....
> see below
> your disk mode shows a geom??
> indicating success.
It might be that I don't get the geometry message in normal mode because
the device shows as "not ready" initially.
> anyhow i tried disk mode and it was the same result for me.
> ie doesn't work.
> except that after it the whole machine froze.
> couldn't even ping it from elsewhere.
That sounds like an even worse bug in our kernel....
Anyhow -- I think this going to take attention from one of the USB
specialists, and probably some USB traces. I'll be happy to run whatever
is needed on my end, though for me it's a lot easier to do with -current.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb