[TriLUG] Requesting iPods to Attend on Thursday!
ken.mink at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 12:40:24 EDT 2005
On 6/5/05, Aaron Bockover <abockover.trilug at aaronbock.net> wrote:
> I am working on adding native iPod support to gnome-volume-manager, and
> also full iPod support to Sonance [http://sonance.aaronbock.net]. I am
> the lead developer of Sonance.
> I currently have most of the lower level device handling code written,
> and am looking for some iPod file system snapshots for testing. I
> currently have snapshots (taken from devices that I own) for:
> "Regular" iPod (4th Generation)
> "Regular" iPod (3rd Generation)
> iPod Photo
> iPod Shuffle
> I am looking for older devices (1st and 2nd generations) that I can
> connect to my laptop and rip a snapshot of the file system, however,
> I'll gladly rip any iPod.
> I would *NOT* be ripping the actual music stored on the iPod, just the
> control, device, and database information. I have written a shell script
> that will allow a quick rip. Ripping would mean I will have a copy of
> your database, and could thus see the contents of your iPod - but I
> won't rip the actual audio files referenced by the database (that would
> take quite a while!).
> I am simply looking to test for any possible discrepancies in various
> models and generations.
> If you have an iPod, of any kind, I would greatly appreciate you
> bringing it to the meeting on Thursday, and I'll quickly rip a snapshot
> before or after the meeting. Your generosity will help enhance the
> quality of upcoming advances in the multimedia experience for Linux.
> Also, I only have cables for 4th generation iPods. If you have an older
> iPod, please bring the USB cable! (No firewire please... the laptop
> doesn't have a firewire port :-/)
> Many, Many Thanks!
I won't be able to make the meeting, but have a 2nd gen iPod. Is it
possible for me to rip what you need and email(or some other method)
it to you?
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