[OT]: Re: [ILUG] Floppy problems
hostyle at csn.ul.ie
Thu Apr 7 14:06:50 IST 2005
On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, Liam Bedford wrote:
> Lee Hosty wrote:
> > Can you name an mp3 player vendor that works reliably with most
> > modern linux distros?
> what do you mean by reliably?
One that isn't a major pain to get recognised or add music to.
> > Apple: nope
> It's a storage device. If you want to add music, you have to use an app
> which has reverse engineered the itunes music db. But it works.
I know people who've had the same problems with a FAT32 formatted iPod as
he describes, and installing HFS support is extra hassle, and apparently
not reliable either.
> > Creative: nope
> The flash players seem to be usb-storage, so they work.
Flash players aren't much use IMO. If I can't bring a large music
collection around with me I don't see the point. The Creative Zen NX
is a right PITA to get working - I suppose I'll go have another attempt at
it soon, but all I remember from last time was no official packages and
> Dunno about the rest. But iRiver seemingly were nice, though they've
> stopped supporting ogg now.
Must research it a bit more then :) Thanks Noirin / Liam.
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