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OK, so about a week ago or so my Ubuntu 10.04 install no longer recognizes my iPod Touch or Iphone. I have had no luck getting them to work. i ...
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    Repair installation/system restore??


    OK, so about a week ago or so my Ubuntu 10.04 install no longer recognizes my iPod Touch or Iphone. I have had no luck getting them to work. i REALLY do not want to fresh install Ubuntu. Is there a way I can like repair or restore (a la "Window$") that will fix the OS itself without removing any programs or settings?

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    If you know what things are causing the problem, then you can reinstall those items. It is likely that a recent install and/or update has experienced a regression that has impacted the tools you use. The hard part is determining what that was, and is one reason why I don't let my system (Linux or Windows) do auto-updating. When I go to update the system, I make a bit-image backup of the system disc first so I can restore its state if one of the updates causes a major problem like this.
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    I wish I knew what caused it, but I too figured it was an update. I don't let it auto update, but I usually do let it update everything available. BUT, i do look through the updates for anything and nothing stood out before this happened...

    There has got to something I can reinstall to fix this. I tried installing iFuse but since it won't mount, nothing. So either I have to boot into Windows or reinstall Ubuntu.

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    Plug-in iPod and execute this in Terminal :
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    tail -s 3 -f /var/log/messages
    Post output here.
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    Thanks D.C.



    Code:
    Oct  6 12:18:02 Ubuntu kernel: [   20.285055] ppdev: user-space parallel port driver
    Oct  6 12:18:08 Ubuntu kernel: [   25.985516] hda-intel: IRQ timing workaround is activated for card #0. Suggest a bigger bdl_pos_adj.
    Oct  6 12:18:10 Ubuntu kernel: [   27.604031] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready
    Oct  6 12:18:10 Ubuntu kernel: [   27.616551] padlock: VIA PadLock not detected.
    Oct  6 12:21:13 Ubuntu kernel: [  210.489063] CE: hpet increasing min_delta_ns to 15000 nsec
    Oct  6 12:23:33 Ubuntu kernel: [  351.241758] usb 1-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 2
    Oct  6 12:23:34 Ubuntu kernel: [  351.377466] usb 1-4: configuration #1 chosen from 3 choices
    Oct  6 12:23:58 Ubuntu kernel: [  376.225310] usb 1-4: USB disconnect, address 2
    Oct  6 12:24:04 Ubuntu kernel: [  381.636078] usb 1-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 3
    Oct  6 12:24:04 Ubuntu kernel: [  381.773352] usb 1-3: configuration #1 chosen from 3 choices
    Last edited by MikeTbob; 10-13-2010 at 04:34 AM. Reason: Added Code tags

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    So can I assume that "new high speed USB device....." is my iPod? Ifso, it says using configuration #1 from 3 choices. Is it selecting the wrong choice? So it looks like Ubuntu is detecting it, just not mounting it....?

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    Ubuntu is detecting it but something is wrong with it's device selection. Does it list iPod disk space in output of fdisk -l command?
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    Quote Originally Posted by devils casper View Post
    Ubuntu is detecting it but something is wrong with it's device selection. Does it list iPod disk space in output of fdisk -l command?
    Well, I'm gladd it's detecting it, that's a step in the right direction... What would make Ubuntu change device selection? And no, it does not appear with fdisk.

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    Bump thanks!

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    Sooo...any ideas on what I can try?

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