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You will want to read through the "man mount" and "man fstab" man pages. If "/dev/sdc" and "/media/sd" don't exist in /etc/fstab, then you need to give what filesystem the sd card uses after the "-t" options. Try "-t vfat".
As a side note, all the filesystems type that your kernel can do are listed in /proc/filesystems (good luck to find this in windows).
If you don't specify a type, linux will try to detect it and "pass the -t" option.
If you wouldn't mind to much, could you use the lspci and lsmod commands to determine which kernel module is used for the SD device. Is it one of those multimedia devices found on many of the newer laptops. Thanks, I'm just curious.