MP3 Player compatibility

Nik Clayton nik at
Sun Oct 12 20:36:56 BST 2003

On Saturday, October 11, 2003, at 11:40  pm, Jon Mercer wrote:
> ...does anyone have any experience of a portable MP3 player that works
> with usb/firewire/IR on FreeBSD (if there is one?) Bit of an OT topic
> really, but can't think of a more qualified group of people to ask.
> happy to hear from anyone with any preferences or experiences, good or 
> bad.

I haven't personally tested it, but iPods are supposed to work, in 
combination with software like GNUpod.

Which reminds me -- can anyone recommend a PC firewire card that I'm 
likely to see on the shelves (or from the likes of Scan)?  I got my new 
iPod on the basis that I'd be able to use it as a backup device too (at 
least, that's what I told myself), so I should really get that 


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