camera card reader
laptop at littletank.org
Sun Apr 12 15:50:16 UTC 2009
On Sun, 2009-04-12 at 11:11 -0400, Brian McKee wrote:
> 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.
> > > 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....
Thanks, the not so bright news is that my camera only takes XD cards. Ah
well some sort of USB hub I suppose.
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