[PC-BSD Testing] Removable media

flat.rose flat.rose at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 23:11:58 PDT 2008


Umm, thanks, I'm gonna check that this evening.
But still, is that the way to avoid screwing-up of filesystem on my
removable media?

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 4:51 AM, Brodey Dover <pcfxer at rogers.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Let's try mounting things manually for now. When you insert the device,
> if you can "safely remove it" then do so, if not, open the terminal.
> Once you are at the terminal (vfs.usermount=1 is generally set in all
> PC-BSDs), type umount -f /media/da0s1 (we're being forceful because it
> doesn't "really" matter right now.
>
> let's make a directory on your desktop for you to sift through
> easily...: mkdir ~/Desktop/Xpod
>
> let's mount the device to your nice new directory....: mount -t msdosfs
> /dev/da0s1 ~/Desktop/Xpod
>
> ENJOY!!!
>
> Rather, test and let us know!
>
> Rgds,
> Brodey
>
> flat.rose wrote:
> > *Update:
> >
> > Songs that were transferred before wasn't damaged, I was mistaken
> (sorry);
> > The ones I've transferred throught Dolphin to my player are broken
> > (backed-up the whole data to my PC and listened with WMPlayer);
> > Formatted device with FAT (not FAT32) flag, gonna see what's that
> > gonna give to me.
> >
> > ...*some time later*...
> >
> > The mp3-player recognizes FAT filesystem but when I mount it to my
> > laptop and open with Dolphin I see this picture:
> >
> > The only folder out there that displayed as a folder is one named
> > `photos` (It was created by the device after formatting, at the first
> > boot). The `music` folder (was created by myself from windows machine
> > to have some place for mp3s), so the music folder is displayed as an
> > empty document without extension and it weights 0 bytes. The device
> > path is /media/da0s1 now, which's actually kinda strange becuse the
> > label on my jukbox is xPod, so the path were /media/XPOD before. Guys,
> > please fix that thing, we're still living in the world of Windows so
> > it's a must-have thing - to be compatable with formats like FAT and
> > NTFS, or even linux ext's.
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 3:53 PM, John Stokes <airy at netspace.net.au
> > <mailto:airy at netspace.net.au>> wrote:
> >
> >     Unfortunately that is not the only thing broken at the moment -
> >     earlier versions of PC-BSD 7 worked with my USB external Seagate
> >     harddrive (NTFS partition)
> >     - now it won't even see it (it mistaken thinks it's my SATA Main
> >     drive (V7 is on a IDE drive hanging off the side of the machine)
> >     :-( .I'm hoping a lot of the issues I'm seeing will fade away with
> >     the next release (I like to think I'm an optimist :-\ ).
> >
> >
> >     flat.rose wrote:
> >>     It happened again - after uploading music on my 1GB Philips
> >>     mp3-player all songs are being played very laggy so it's
> >>     impossible to listen anything except radio (even songs that were
> >>     transferred from w32 PC are broken after it). Seems to me that
> >>     something breaks filesystem on the flash memory. It happened to
> >>     me before on PC-bsd and never on linux (both were KDE4). The
> >>     solution is to format the whole disk with fat-32 filesystem on my
> >>     WinXP PC and upload songs to it from the same machine. It don't
> >>     just doesn't work, it even pisses me off and takes my time to
> >>     transfer songs to PC, format the player and give it back. Please,
> >>     find out what's the problem with that I can't always use PC for
> >>     that, I need my laptop to be able 'not to crack' my device.
> >>     Thank you.
> >>
> >>     System: PC-BSD 7.0 Fibonacci edition,
> >>     FIle-manager: Dolphin;
> >>     Song format: mp3, transferring inside folders and outside too;
> >>     Protocol: USB 2.0;
> >>     Problem: all songs are being played like I'm trying to run WoW on
> >>     my player while listening. (I don't).
> >>
> >>
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