[lug] iPod or MP3?

Kevin Kempter kevin at kevinkempterllc.com
Thu May 28 17:00:56 MDT 2009

On Thursday 28 May 2009 16:55:59 Mike Stanczyk wrote:
> On Thu, 28 May 2009, Kevin Kempter wrote:
> > I have a SanDisk sansa - works great, easy connection Fedora10 see's it
> > as simply another drive when connected, like a memory stick. I just drag
> > my music & video's to the correct directories on the sansa and It works.
> > I do have to ensure that the mp3 tags are in place so it knows how to
> > organize/sort the songs - I use EasyTag for that.
> I have a Sansa too.  E200 class. I love it to death and its firmware
> is opensource too. (rockbox.org)
> Sadly, I usually move music to it when under Windows because I'm usually
> booted winblows for the games.  (Damn you Plants vs Zombies!!!)  I can't
> offer you advice on the computer end.
> If you do go for a Rockboxed sansa, pay very close attention to the model.
> There are some sansa's that the version 1 can be Rockboxed but the version
> 2 hardware can't be.
> iPods have taken over the dock/car accessory market.  You can plug into the
> car via the headphone jack or use the 12volt FM transmitter with Sansa dock
> but that's about it for accessories.
> Mike
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Just be sure to go to system settings and set the USB mode to MSC as opposed 
to autodetect. That's the only issue I've had is that the device was not 
recognized by Fedora when in audetect USB mode.

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