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Old 09-15-2006, 11:16 PM   #1
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If my flash drive works, shouldnt my camera work also?

I got my USB ports and my flash drive working. Shouldnt my digital camera work the same way? using the same USB port as my flash drive?
Old 09-15-2006, 11:34 PM   #2
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It's a matter of what kind of camera you are using. In fact, most types of the mordern digital camera work well as USB storage, if you are using kernel 2.6.x . Try it.

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Old 09-16-2006, 10:42 AM   #3
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I have a Kodak easyshare DX series. I dont have kernel 2.6, I have 2.4 but I have managed to get my USB port working. I was under the impression that the camera would act just like a flash drive or any other USB device plugged in.

Do I have to use one of those programs like Digikam or Gphoto, Cant I simply mount it and grab pics from the camera? When I try to mount it I get "sda2 is not a valid block device"

I have made a mount point in /mnt and I modified fstab like this:

/dev/sda2 /mnt/camera auto noauto,users,rw 0 0

Slack 10.2, KDE.

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Old 09-16-2006, 10:47 AM   #4
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What does dmesg say when you plug the camera in?
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Not necessarily. Not all cameras have the mass storage interface.


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