Mounting removable drives

guido dom guido.dom at
Wed Jul 26 08:25:14 UTC 2006

I connected my cardreader and it worked instantly

On 7/26/06, Michael Hirsch <mdhirsch at> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I am new to Kubuntu, but quite experienced with Linux.  I've recently
> installed Kubuntu and am trying to get comfortable using it.  One
> thing I can't figure out is how to get my compact flash and sd cards
> to mount.
> I am running Dapper on a dual opteron amd64 system with the smp
> kernel.  I've run Mandriva on it for a year and all the hardware was
> easily recognized.  I have a 6 in 1 reader that is recognized by
> lspci:
> Bus 001 Device 002: ID 07cc:0301 Carry Computer Eng., Co., Ltd 6-in-1
> Card Reader
> When I stick in my compact flash or SD cards in the card reader, I
> don't see any reaction.  I expected some sort of automount to happen,
> maybe a window asking me what to do with it.  That didn't happen, so I
> looked at /var/log/message to see what scsi drive appeared so I could
> mount it by hand.  I expected to see messages about sdb being
> recognized, but nothing at all happened in /var/log/messages or any
> other log file.
> What am I missing?  Clearly, something is wrong--I've never seen the
> cards not recognized by the kernel before.
> Thanks,
> Michael
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Guido (dompie) Dom

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