MacOS X Hints reports today on an alternative method for using an iPod with a Wallstreet PowerBook. Previous methods required jumping through many hoops, and even then it wouldn’t always work.
This new method, however, seems to be a little more fool proof.
Now your iPod is connected to a powered FireWire port. Consider doing this when it’s time to upgrade your internal hard drive. Just make sure you get a powered FireWire drive.”