Re: Sandisk sddr-75 CF/SM usb reader problems
On Tue, Jul 29, 2003, Andrew McGuinness wrote:
> Michael Waters wrote:
> | Hi list,
> | I can't get this usb reader to work at all with a smartmedia card (i
> | don't have a compact flash card to test) although searching on the web
> | suggests that the sddr-75 is a standard USB Mass Storage device and
> | there are reports that it works in linux.
> I had endless trouble setting up my SmartMedia reader. The key problem
> I was putting the SmartMedia card in the wrong way up!
> I spent about a day messing about with /dev/sda, /dev/sda1, mount -t
> msdos, this variable, that variable, but when I got really desperate and
> turned the card contact side down, it worked (with /dev/sda1, incidentally).
> Just a suggestion...
Hi again, is your reader the same model, SDDR-75? Do you use hotplug,
usbmgr, or a different way of loading the usb modules? What is your
motherboard? I'm about ready to give up and maybe try getting a
different card reader...