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Old 12-27-2003, 02:40 PM   #1
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Attaching USB compact flash reader in Fedora

I have just plugged in a USB card reader to transfer some images from my digital camera. In the hardware browser I can see the drive as dev/sda but I have no idea how to access the data on the card - I don't appear to be able to navigate through the directory structure to access sda1 ... What am I doing wrong (apart from being a complete newbie!)
Old 12-27-2003, 02:46 PM   #2
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you only need to mount it ^^
create a mountpoint:
mkdir /mnt/usbstick
add the following line to your /etc/fstab
/dev/sda1        /mnt/usbstick    auto        noauto,users,rw 0 0
then you can always mount it with the command
mount /mnt/usbstick
you'll find the contents in /mnt/usbstick

regards =D
Old 12-27-2003, 05:30 PM   #3
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Hi - just tried that and it told me that I had to specify a file system??
Old 12-27-2003, 10:48 PM   #4
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change the 'auto' to 'vfat'

that's if your usbstick is a fat32 filesystem, which it most probbaly is.


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