Card reader

Hawkwind hawkwind at gmail.com
Thu Nov 23 21:43:16 GMT 2006


On 11/23/06, Steve Grace <sgrace at pobox.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 2006-11-23 at 14:08 +0000, Tez wrote:
> > Hawkwind wrote:
> > > On 11/23/06, *Neil Winchurst* <neil at holsdevon.eclipse.co.uk wrote:
> > >
> > >     I am using kubuntu edgy. I have just acquired a card reader which
> I am
> > >     told will make it easy to copy photos from the card in my Canon
> camera
> > >     to my computer. Of course the CD which comes with the card is for
> > >     Windows only.
> > >
> > >     Can anyone tell me what I should do to enable my computer to work
> with
> > >     the card reader please?
> > >
> > >     If it is relevant it is an external card reader and the maker is
> > >     Sweex.
> > >
> > > Put your card in it, type as root: tail -f /var/log/messages  and look
> > > for the device it says it is.  Mount it with something similar to this
> > > command:
> > >
> > > sudo mkdir /mnt/camera && sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/camera
> > >
> > > Replace sda1 with whatever device it says it is in the tail command
> above.
> > >
> > > Then copy the files from /mnt/camera to whereever you want them.
>
> > It may be easier to replace "sudo mkdir /mnt/camera && sudo mount
> > /dev/sda1 /mnt/camera" with just "pmount /dev/sda1 camera". This will
> > let you mount the contents of the card as your user and create the
> > directory "camera" in /media. To un-mount you use "pumount camera" then
> > "eject sda1" to safely remove it. But that's all if you don't get the
> > normal pop-up that opens when you insert a card.
>
> I have a USB card reader that doesn't mount. I tried the steps listed
> previously and can't determine the device to use. Here's the output
> from /var/log/messages:
>
> Nov 23 12:50:43 midnight kernel: [17184459.332000] usb 4-1.3: new full
> speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 7
> Nov 23 12:50:43 midnight kernel: [17184459.516000] SCSI subsystem
> initialized
> Nov 23 12:50:43 midnight kernel: [17184459.520000] Initializing USB Mass
> Storage driver...
> Nov 23 12:50:43 midnight kernel: [17184459.524000] scsi0 : SCSI
> emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
> Nov 23 12:50:43 midnight kernel: [17184459.524000] usbcore: registered
> new driver usb-storage
> Nov 23 12:50:43 midnight kernel: [17184459.524000] USB Mass Storage
> support registered.
> Nov 23 12:50:48 midnight kernel: [17184464.524000]   Vendor: Sandisk
> Model: ImageMate SDDR09  Rev: 0100
> Nov 23 12:50:48 midnight kernel: [17184464.524000]   Type:
> Direct-Access                 ANSI SCSI revision: 00
> Nov 23 12:50:48 midnight kernel: [17184464.548000] Driver 'sd' needs
> updating - please use bus_type methods
> Nov 23 12:50:52 midnight kernel: [17184468.312000] usb 4-1.3: reset full
> speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 7
> Nov 23 12:50:52 midnight kernel: [17184468.736000] usb 4-1.3: reset full
> speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 7
> Nov 23 12:50:53 midnight kernel: [17184469.160000] usb 4-1.3: reset full
> speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 7
> Nov 23 12:50:53 midnight kernel: [17184469.640000] usb 4-1.3: reset full
> speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 7
> Nov 23 12:50:53 midnight kernel: [17184470.048000] sddr09: could not
> read card info
> Nov 23 12:50:53 midnight kernel: [17184470.048000] sddr09: could not
> read card info
> Nov 23 12:50:53 midnight kernel: [17184470.048000] usb 4-1.3: USB
> disconnect, address 7
> Nov 23 12:50:53 midnight kernel: [17184470.048000] sda: Write Protect is
> off
> Nov 23 12:50:53 midnight kernel: [17184470.048000] sd 0:0:0:0: Attached
> scsi removable disk sda
> Nov 23 12:50:53 midnight kernel: [17184470.120000] usb 4-1.3: new full
> speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 8
> Nov 23 12:50:54 midnight kernel: [17184470.544000] usb 4-1.3: new full
> speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 9
> Nov 23 12:50:54 midnight kernel: [17184470.968000] usb 4-1.3: new full
> speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 10
> Nov 23 12:50:55 midnight kernel: [17184471.448000] usb 4-1.3: new full
> speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 11
>
> Is there a device name that I missed?
>
> Should I be concerned about the message "Driver 'sd' needs updating -
> please use bus_type methods"?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Steve
>
>
>
> --
> kubuntu-users mailing list
> kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Modify settings or unsubscribe at:
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/kubuntu-users
>


Nov 23 12:50:53 midnight kernel: [17184470.048000] sda: Write Protect is
off

That usually means it will be sda1 so start there.  It *might* be sda2 but
highly unlikely as it will be 1 first.  Try mounting that and see what
happens.

-- 
With kind regards,

Cliff Wade (Hawkwind)
Registered Linux User #362532 Registered Kubuntu User #331
http://seerofsouls.com http://linuxfordummies.org http://urpmi-addmedia.org
IRC Channels (irc.freenode.net): #LFD #Kubuntu #Ulteo
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kubuntu-users/attachments/20061123/e0caff56/attachment.htm 


More information about the kubuntu-users mailing list