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Re: Unable to read firewire id with gtkpod, fedora 7



On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 20:21 -0400, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > I'm confused. I thought Apple ditched Firewire for iPods several
> > years ago and everything was now USB. My very first iPod had FW (I
> > even bought a FW card for my machine) but the later ones don't.
> 
> The FirewireGUID is just a name used for the serial number stored on
> the iPod and which is used to generate a hash of the iTunesDB that is
> written to the device.  Without the FirewireGUID, apps like gtkpod
> can't write an iTunesDB that the iPod will play.  So it really has
> nothing to do with the type of connection used.  (It's Apple, is it
> supposed to make sense? :)

Yes, that makes sense, er ...

poc


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