Glitch-free iTunes?

Damjan Jovanovic damjan.jov at
Tue Jul 5 03:23:13 CDT 2011

On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 10:13 AM, Stefan Dösinger <stefandoesinger at> wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 July 2011 06:13:32 Damjan Jovanovic wrote:
>> fix requires device drivers, changes to multiple systems, knowledge of
>> Windows and Wine internals -> W is large
> Do we need full-fledged support for USB drivers for iTunes? I've been told in
> the past that all we need to do is properly report the new USB drive to iTunes
> when an iPod is attached, and can leave the USB mass storage handling to the
> Linuy OS. Of course "properly reporting" isn't as simple as creating a drive
> letter and setting its type to USB drive.
> I'm sorry to interrupt this nice project management discussion by throwing in
> a technical question :-)

It used to work that way, but Dan Kegel's analysis of a recent version
of iTunes seems to indicate it now pulls in USBD.SYS. Maybe they
changed it or maybe they now do direct USB I/O in addition to going
through the mass storage interface?

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