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Old 09-12-2002, 11:15 AM   #1
NSKL
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Digital camera


I got a Digital camera (Canon powerShot s20) but i cant get it recognized by the kernel. I've compiled just about everything i thought would be needed. Video4Linux, USB (since camera is USB) USB SCSI mass storage, Smart media read support, digital camera support, etc.. but i cant get it recognized. When i plug it in /var/log/messages reports new USB device connect and /var/log/syslog reports No driver claimed the new usb device. I just want to mount the camera as a USB storage and read copy) it's content to my HD. I tried with mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/flash but its not recognized as a block device. I tried sda1 through 7 and nothing. Does someone know what i need to compile to get it going and what device file to use to mount it?
Thanks for help in advance!
-NSKL
 
Old 09-12-2002, 06:21 PM   #2
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The Canon Powershot s20 is not a USB mass storage device, nor is it a USB direct video device, but it is supported under gphoto2, which doesn't yet have the nice GUI frontend that ghoto did. You can get gphoto2 from here.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 09-13-2002, 02:58 PM   #3
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Got it to work, only in CLI cuz i need a bunch of libraries i dont have to compile GUI frontend, and im lazy to go hunting, but CLI works fine for me.
Thanks finegan!
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