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Re: [SLUG] Mounting USB devices?
- To: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Mounting USB devices?
- From: dazza@xxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 21 May 2003 11:44:15 +1000 (EST)
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Wed, 21 May 2003, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="dazza@xxxxxxxxxx">
> > Does anyone know if you can/how to mount USB devices?
> Normally, if the device supports standard USB storage stuff, you just load
> usb-storage and the scsi disk drivers, and you will have a scsi block device
> ready to go.
Is the module called usb-storage?
> > I have a Kodak digital camera for which I have just discovered the USB
> > connection now works [Mandrake 9's kernel actually likes my USB port,
> > which I couldn't get to work previously}.
> > However, the only matching device is a characted device, not a block
> > device, which means I've gotta use GPhoto to download the pics.
> Perhaps you don't have the usb-storage driver loaded, and it's being
> recognised by something else?
Well, the usb core recognises it as a dc2xx - which is what it is,
> > It'd be much easier if I could just mount the device somewhere and use CP.
> > Anyone know if this is possible? if so, how?
> I do it all the time, as above.
I'll give usb-storage a go and see what happens. But if it does, what
device would it come up as?