lproven at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 22:49:39 UTC 2007
On 27/09/2007, norman <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
> < snip >
> > Try it the other way round.
> > Disconnect both. Reboot.
> > Open the system log viewer. It's under the System | Administration menu.
> > Open the kernel view (kern.log). This will tell you if the system
> > recognises the reader.
> > *Now* plug the *empty* card reader.
> > Did the system log indicate that a new device had been detected?
> Not that I could see.
Hmmm. That's not a good sign.
The other, perhaps slightly simpler, way to see what the kernel is
detecting is to open a Terminal (Applications|Accessories|Terminal)
tail -f /var/log/kern.log
Then try inserting your storage card. Here's what mine says when I do it:
Sep 27 23:47:44 blackbox kernel: [1718005.166594] SCSI device sdd:
499712 512-byte hdwr sectors (256 MB)
Sep 27 23:47:44 blackbox kernel: [1718005.169591] sdd: Write Protect is off
Sep 27 23:47:44 blackbox kernel: [1718005.169594] sdd: Mode Sense: 43 00 00 08
Sep 27 23:47:44 blackbox kernel: [1718005.169595] sdd: assuming drive
cache: write through
Sep 27 23:47:44 blackbox kernel: [1718005.169598] sdd: sdd1
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