[clug-talk] MP3 Player on Suse?

Shawn sgrover at open2space.com
Tue Nov 30 23:27:21 PST 2004

My roommate picked up an MPIO DMK+ mp3 player today.  Now she want's to know 
if it will work with the Suse workstation she uses (she couldn't think of 
this BEFORE she bought it??).  I've done some looking and came across some 
hints that it can work with Linux, and even tried to install the mpio library 
and kmpio(?), but still cannot see the drive or get kmpio working properly.

I thought that maybe this is a case where the kernel just knows about the usb 
device when it gets plugged in - but I'm not seeing any icons magically 
appear, or any hint that anything has happened.  So it looks like I'll have 
to mount the device manually - but I don't know which device it is...

The workstation has Suse 9.1 personal on it so should be using the 2.6 kernel.  
Any tips?  If I can't make this work, then is it possible to get the Windows 
software for it running under Wine?  If not, then she'll probably whine until 
I put W2K on there... <grins>

Thanks in advance for any input.


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