Re: [OT] deleting pictures from digital camera via computer?
On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 12:39:55PM -0500, Kevin B. McCarty wrote:
> Here is my question. Once the camera is mounted (in my case, I put it at
> /mnt/camera), I can see the pictures here: /mnt/camera/dcim/100nikon/*.jpg
> If I want to delete them, can I just do "rm -f /mnt/camera/dcim/100nikon/*.jpg"
> or would this cause an internal database of the camera to get out of sync
> with the pictures actually present?
I've done this before with a different camera (actually a smartmedia
card reader) mounted using usb-storage. It didn't seem to cause any
problems. Obviously you want to make sure you unmount before unplugging
the usb cable. If worst comes to worst, doesn't your camera have a way
to reformat its internal memory and restart from scratch?
> Please CC me since I'm not subscribed to the list.