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Old 28th December 2011, 11:46 PM
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Can't access Zen Creative media player

Hey Brainy chaps of FedoraForum

I has a problem. Got my wife a Creative labs Zen style 100.

Plugged it into the usb port and it started charging. That is all, can't get fedora to find it, when I run lsusb all I get is my mouse memory stick and exteranl drive

[root@DiscoBox panic]# lsusb
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 046d:c069 Logitech, Inc.
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 007: ID 0420:1307 Chips and Technologies Celly SIM Card Reader
Bus 002 Device 006: ID 059b:0475 Iomega Corp.
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

I am stumped and would appreciate any help you could provide. (^.^)

---------- Post added at 10:46 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:11 PM ----------


So, after much hunting, I've found tha Gnomad2, clementine and amarok are great for issue with these players and that using them lets you access the device.

Also, that you should change ports and cables before trying to fix it from the O/S.

Changed cable, found device.

Lesson learned.
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