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EasyH10 for Debian: can't be used without external knowledge

I just got an iRiver H10 personal audio player.  I bought it based on the
idea that it was supported under Debian, since the EasyH10 package is

Um, how do you use it?

I looked at the README.Debian, which says, quote, "You need to provide a
model template for your model of the H10. The easiest way to do that is to
copy the proper one to the root of your device."

Note that this instruction is USELESS, because my Etch system doesn't mount
the H10's hard drive.  I can't copy anything to it.  Should that read "...
use a Windows system to copy ..."?

Okay, fine, pretend I could copy files to the H10.  What's a "model
template", and where would I find one?  That instruction is doubly useless.

Okay, I checked the information at easyh10.sourceforge.net.  The tutorial
there seems to imply that it only works with Windows -- at least, all the
instructions refer to using Windows.  One line says to use rsync, which at
least implies they expect the H10 to mount as a device, but in fact it does

So did I get a Windows-only device?  Is easyh10 really only useful as an
adjunct to a setup that must be done using Microsoft software?
Carl Fink                                         carl@fink.to
If you attempt to fix something that isn't broken, it will be.
        -Bruce Tognazzini

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