camera card reader

Brian McKee brian.mckee at gmail.com
Sun Apr 12 15:11:40 UTC 2009


On Sun, 2009-04-12 at 15:25 +0100, laptop wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-04-12 at 09:27 -0400, Brian McKee wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 7:51 AM, laptop <laptop at littletank.org> wrote:
> > > I have an Inspiron 1525 running Ubuntu 8.10 and would like to be able to
> > > use the camera card reader. However, when a XD H1 card is plugged in,
> > > nothing seems to happen. I have looked in Google but could find nothing
> > > helpful. Is there any way round this problem because the 4 USB sockets
> > > are in use most of the time.
> > 
> > Hi Norman
> > 
> > First up, let's see if the system sees it at all.
> > Try System -> Administration -> System Log and watch the syslog log
> > while you plug it in.  Compare that to what happens when you plug in a
> > USB stick.
> 
> I did as suggested. Plugging in a USB device gave some readings, the
> card from the camera gave nothing.

Hmmm - did some googling.  Looks like the problem may be with xd cards.
See https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/202490 for more
info.  On the bright side, an SD card should work in same slot....

Brian
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