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Old 01-14-2007, 02:43 AM   #1
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Tevion Card Reader


Hi is there a way of getting a Tevion 6 in 1 card reader to work? It works on windows as different drives. Please help!
 
Old 01-14-2007, 05:14 AM   #2
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You need to be a little more specific - what did you try already?
If you insert a memory card and it's not recognized automatically, try the following (from a root terminal):
Code:
# fdisk -l
This is going to give you a list of all drives and partitions. The memory card should be listed as something starting with 'sd' depending on your hardware configuration, e.g. /dev/sda1
If it is not listed, make sure the usb-storage module is loaded:
Code:
# lsmod | grep usb
If it's not, you have to
Code:
# modprobe usb-storage
If fdisk -l lists the card, all you have to do is mount it:
Code:
mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /mnt/usb
(of course you need to replace /dev/sda1 and /mnt/usb by the correct paths for your system.)

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Old 01-15-2007, 12:49 PM   #3
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what about making it to do it automatically?
 
Old 01-15-2007, 02:56 PM   #4
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There has to be a way, but I'm not really sure how this work, so hopefully there's someone else who does. But as a shortcut you can simply add a line to /etc/fstab.
Provided you are able to mount it manually, add the following to /etc/fstab:
Code:
/dev/sda1     /mnt/usb     vfat   rw,user,uid=500 0 0
(Note: I don't know if adding the 'auto' option would mean it will be mounted automatically when you put a memory card in, but I don't think so - I think 'auto' in fstab only means a drive will be mounted automatically on boot. Can anybody else answer this?)
Of course you have to change 'sda1', '/mnt/usb' and 'uid=500' according to your hardware configuration, desired mount point, and uid.
After that, you
a) don't need to enter the full mount command every time - simply typing mount /mnt/usb will be sufficient and
b) can mount the disk and write to it as a regular user
As for automatically mounting when you insert a memory card - as I said, I don't know, but maybe someone else does. But I hope this will at least help you to get started and use the thing :-)

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Old 01-15-2007, 04:20 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by joejoeiscool
what about making it to do it automatically?
Works fine with FC on Ubuntu - would be surprised if it didn't on Kubuntu.
Stick a card in it an see what happens.
 
  


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