amarok and iPod - uable to mount/copy songs

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at
Tue Jul 11 22:13:03 UTC 2006

Alain Muls <alain.muls at> writes:

> Hello,
> I have amarok and want to sync part of my collection with an iPod
> 20GB. The mount command is correctly in fstab and I can mount the iPod
> manually (in fact it automounts and I do umount then moun to test). If
> I umount it and launch amarok then things go wrong. The mount command
> in amarok is 'mount /media/ipod' whihc is the setting according to
> fstab. But amarok is unable to mount the iPod. I am unable to sync and
> copy songs. Is there somewhere a good howto? I tried several google
> hits but in vain.

Do you have the user option in /etc/fstab?
The entry should look something like this:
/dev/sda2 /media/ipod auto      user,noauto     0       0

John L. Fjellstad
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