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Re: Getting photos from USB compactFlash into linux

On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, John Summerfield wrote:

> J F wrote:
> >I've always wanted automounter to work.
> >I thought of it as mounting an NFS disk on another
> >computer, but it would be cool if it works for flash.
> >It's still not working, and I wonder if the compactflash
> >reader hardware is
> >burned out or if the flash card is not formated:
> >
> >root@a2000xp:/#  mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /usb
> >mount: /dev/sda1 is not a valid block device
> >root@a2000xp:/# ls -lad /usb
> >drwxr-xr-x  2 root root 4096 Jul 28 19:47 /usb
> >
> >Oh well, still not working.  I'll try some more things
> >in the morning. Thanks.
> >
> >
> As root
> fdisk -l /dev/sda
> A mate of mine has a problem: his "disk" wanders. First time it's sda,
> then sdb etc. You might check for that:
> for d in a b c d e f g h i j k; do fdisk -l /dev/sd{d};done

Use eject /dev/sda when done to fix this.

Andrew J Perrin - http://www.unc.edu/~aperrin
Assistant Professor of Sociology, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
clists@perrin.socsci.unc.edu * andrew_perrin (at) unc.edu

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