new to ubuntu : my 2- in 1 media reader is no longer working

Jordon Bedwell jordon at
Sun Jul 25 04:28:34 UTC 2010

On 25/07/10 11:14, Patrice Tremblay wrote:
> I've recently converted my mini HP 110-3053CA  netbook to run Ubuntu
> (Lucid, 10.04) instead of Windows 7.
> I really like Ubuntu. Its much faster then windows on this little machine
> I had to work with the web help to make my sound card, and my wifi
> network to work again.
> my 2- in 1 media reader is no longer working.
> After looking into the problem a bit, it seems that there is no
> Linux-compatible driver to interface with the card reader.  after
> running some diagnostics with Ubuntu I discovered the following PCI
> devices, which I believe refer to my card reader:
> 01:00.1 Class ff00: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5288 (rev 01)
> Since i am new to this, please help me with a step by step instruction.

Try putting a card in the slot and doing:
sudo modprobe usb-storage

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