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Old 08-19-2003, 03:10 PM   #1
Arkas
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Mounting USB Ports


I have a question about mounting usb devices. I am using Red Hat 9 and when I try to connect my digital camera through the usb port I get an error saying "couldn't initialize device" - (Ptkam). When I log in as root the camera is again detected and works fine and I tranfer my pictures.
I think is the usb mounting permissions and that only root can mount usb devices.
Anyway my question is how can I mount my usb digital camera when I am logged in as user? What file do I have to edit and how to give mounting usb access to users?
Thanks in advance.
 
Old 08-19-2003, 03:12 PM   #2
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Dang...Your lucky you can see your camera at all. Mine won't even initialize. Good luck.
 
Old 08-19-2003, 06:22 PM   #3
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You will need to add a line in /etc/fstab
Use the following as a guide:
Code:
/dev/sda1               /mnt/camera          vfat    defaults,users        0 0
Take a look at the mount MAN page for more information on the available options.


Tenover:
If you want to mount your camera, take a look at this post.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...343#post432343
 
  


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