usb digital camera problems

Frank McCormick mccfrank at
Sat Jul 2 15:52:00 UTC 2005

On 7/2/05, Graham <gct3 at> wrote:
> On Saturday 02 Jul 2005 01:27, Corey Bettenhausen wrote:
> > > Spent the afternoon trying to download pictures from my Minolta
> > > dimage e201 digital camera.....without success.
> The Minolta Dimage e201 is a model expressly supported by gphoto2 as a
> USB Mass Storage Device.  However, there is extensive documentation on
> setting up cameras using the Mass Storage protocol, and the best of it
> (IMHO) starts at:

    Well that what it says but it not on my list which gphoto spews out.

> If you run KDE at all, I'd suggest ising digiKam.  Its a nice gui front
> to gphoto2.  I haven't looked too deeply but I assume there will be
> other software for Gnome.

    Don't run KDE...and I don't ***think*** there is anything like it
in Gnome...yet. Maybe in Breezy or sometime in the future.

> As far as your comments go about the camera being recognised as an scsi
> disk through USB Mass Storage is concerned, this is correct.  Here is a
> quote from the page at

     Still sounds kinda strange that USB would recognize an external
device as a SCSI drive don't yah think ?? But who am I to long as I eventually get this thing running



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