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Old 06-01-2010, 09:44 AM   #1
twchambers
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Refer to SD Drive Location


Hi,

I have written myself a small script to import my photos from my digital camera. The script copies all of the photos from my SD card into my pictures folder. At present the way I refer to the card is through its actual name ('16GB SD Media' or something similar). The problem arises if I use a different SD card, as it has a different device name.

Is there any way to reference the SD card slot as opposed to the specific SD card, so that it will work with any card inserted?


Thanks in advance,
Tom
 
Old 06-01-2010, 10:21 AM   #2
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/media/disk can be the mount point

usually it is /dev/sdc1 if there are two hard disks

Better still use the info in /dev/disk
 
Old 06-01-2010, 12:46 PM   #3
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You could try using udev to run the script when a card is inserted.
http://reactivated.net/writing_udev_rules.html

Fedora now uses udevadm not udevinfo.

Open a terminal and run
Code:
udevadm monitor
and then stick the card in. This will give the base path of the card and you can then use that info to query the attributes and build a rule.
 
  


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