> Hi, I have an old 450 MHz iMac, and I was trying out a friend's iSight
> camera last night... I plugged it in but nothing happened and iChat AV
> wouldn't let me videoconference. Ok, good enough.
> But now, my iPod isn't recognized by the computer at all-- it's as if
> it's not attached at all. No matter what I do (restart the computer,
> reset the iPod, jiggle/reinsert all the cables, etc.), I can't make
> the Mac mount the iPod on the desktop, or get iTunes to see it. This
> all worked great before I tried the iSight camera... I know the
> connection/cable is good because the iPod will charge when it's
> docked, but the Mac just won't see it.
> Any idea what's up? I have a hard time believing that the iPod or the
> Firewire jack suddenly went bad, so I think it might be a system
> software glitch, or something. I was guessing that reinstalling Jaguar
> might be the next step (ugh) but I'm hoping there's something less
> drastic I can try first.
> The Apple web site, btw, says basically "reset the iPod, put in disk
> mode, and if you still don't see it on the desktop, the iPod probably
> needs repairing." I find that hard to believe.
> Eric Mueller