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Old 03-16-2006, 11:45 PM   #1
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Parallel port CF Card Reader

I have a cf card reader that runs on my parellel port, i have no clue how to mount it and no idea if in linux a driver is requiered, I have to admit the card reader is about 7 years old, and so i would have given up on it, but XP can use it with out any drivers (it seems)? i just scaned the parallel port for new hardware and it poped up!? im a bit of a newbie, but was wondering if its as simpel as getting the correct arguments in to "mount"? obviously tho the parallel port is a charcter device and not a block device, so im stuck,

It made by digital dream, but there not in bussiness ne more, and when they were i think they just put there logo on someone elses product,

it would be gr8 if i could get it to work as at the moment when ever i want to get pictures of my digital camera i have to fire up windows,

i dont know of any command to scan the parrelle port to see if its finding nething,

any help would be great as theres nowt on the net!

Old 03-17-2006, 12:08 AM   #2
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Since USB CF readers are under $10 these days, is it really worth the time and effort? In any case, I haven't seen Linux support for this type of device.
Old 03-17-2006, 08:34 AM   #3
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teehee possible a good point maybe i shuld just buy a new digital camera.....


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