[clug] cannot write to sd card
rcook at pcug.org.au
Wed Nov 20 16:21:25 MST 2013
> I am puzzled. I have latest Ubuntu, a standard install.
> dmesg reports:
> [10677.639449] usb 1-3: Manufacturer: Generic
> [10677.639454] usb 1-3: SerialNumber: 20071114173400000
> [10677.645513] ums-realtek 1-3:1.0: USB Mass Storage device detected
> [10677.657876] scsi8 : usb-storage 1-3:1.0
> [10678.658846] scsi 8:0:0:0: Direct-Access Generic- Multi-Card
> 1.00 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0 CCS
> [10678.665970] sd 8:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg3 type 0
> [10684.830044] sd 8:0:0:0: [sdc] Attached SCSI removable disk
> so there is a device /dev/sdc, true ?
> sudo fdisk /dev/sdc
> fdisk: unable to open /dev/sdc: No medium found
> but why?
> I wish to dd a file to the sd card
Just a couple, and probably irrelevant questions;
What is the output of # sudo fdisk -l
Is the little switch on the side of the card in the "write" position
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