[clug] Mounting an SD card

Geoff Smith gsmith at geoffco.net
Sat May 31 00:25:08 EST 2003


gphoto2 -P does exactly what I need...

Still interested in the script though.

Time for the windows box to go back in to hibernation :-)



Hugh Blemings wrote:
> Hi Geoff, All,
> On Wed, 28 May 2003 22:36:57 +1000
> Geoff Smith <gsmith at geoffco.net> wrote:
>>May 28 22:26:35 gcalaptop kernel: Initializing USB Mass Storage
> Bob is quite correct, there is no open source SD support in Linux at this
> stage.  Unless your multi-reader device has some sort of translation layer
> you're stuck.  There are a couple of devices that support SD but only
> through binary modules at present.  As Bob rightly points out, the SD
> Association are yet to release specifications in a form that will allow an
> Open driver.
> Where you may have better luck is with gphoto - it seems to support the
> http://gphoto.sourceforge.net/proj/libgphoto2/support.php
> I use the command line tools with a little script Tridge put together,
> seems to work a treat.  Transfer over USB with a 2.4.20 kernel is very
> quick indeed.
> The GUI app, at least last time I tried it was marginal at best.  If the
> script is of interest give Tridge or I a shout (probably me as I receive
> somewhat less mail than Tridge... :)
> Cheers,
> Hugh

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