LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-23-2009, 10:30 AM   #1
macroninesta
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2009
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
CF Card reader


Hi,

I'm using redhat linux 6.2 and i have no great idea as to how to mount or use the CF cardreader with this.

could anyone tell me how to read/write the CF card using the CF cardreader on redhat linux 6.2

FYI i am more interested to know CF reader on redhat 6.2 as i cannot upgrade.

Thanks,
Nesta
 
Old 06-23-2009, 03:57 PM   #2
MS3FGX
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: NJ, USA
Distribution: Slackware, Debian
Posts: 5,852

Rep: Reputation: 357Reputation: 357Reputation: 357Reputation: 357
Is this reader USB? USB readers should show up the same as any other USB storage device, something like /dev/sda1. If it is an IDE-based CF adapter, than that would just show up as a normal IDE drive and should work under essentially every operating system; it would appear as /dev/hdb or similar.

Although I have to say, Red Hat 6.2 is absolutely ancient software. I believe that is still running the 2.2 kernel, which I am not even sure supports USB (I know the kernel didn't get full support until 2.4). I would be surprised if you could get much of anything modern working.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
MEPIS: how to mount a flash card in an usb card reader for n00b frenchn00b Linux - General 1 08-06-2008 06:26 PM
Installed with an SD Card in reader months ago; lost card, won't boot (VolGroup err) sandaili Fedora 2 07-02-2008 06:19 PM
Smart card reader (PCI) with open pgp card cracidy Linux - Hardware 0 10-24-2005 03:34 AM
HP Photosmart 7550 w/ Flash Card Reader on Suse 9.3. Card Reader and Print Sharing Desert Linux - Hardware 0 07-25-2005 09:25 PM
USB multi-card reader; only one card can be mounted in Slack 10. KidsWriter71 Linux - Hardware 6 09-11-2004 08:24 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:55 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration