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Old 07-17-2004, 08:58 AM   #1
soujrnr
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Question USB CF card reader for digital camera


Hi all,

I have a CF card reader for my digital camera. It's a Lexar RW020 Rev. A card reader. I can see the USB device listed in USB Viewer (it shows up as a generic USB storage device). I have a lot of images on it from my camera but I don't know how to access the CF card. Do I have to mount this device or what? Do I need special software? Shouldn't it treat this just like an external hard drive and let me view the contents? I have a bunch of images on it from a client and now I can't access them. UGH! I'm sure it's probably something simple but I'm relatively new to Linux and haven't quite got the feel of how everything works yet.

Have a great weekend and thanks.

Mike
 
Old 07-17-2004, 09:22 AM   #2
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Hi,

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Do I have to mount this device or what?
The usb storage is accessed like a scsi hard drive. So if you have no scsi system this would be most likely /dev/sda1.
Try to mount the device manually (as root).
If this doesn't work make sure that you used the appropriate device file and that the modules usb-storage and sd_mod are loaded.
If it works add a line like
/dev/sda1 /mnt/usb auto noauto,user 0 0
to /etc/fstab.
You should then be able to mount the reader as any other device.
 
  


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