Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: David Guerizec <david@××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Problem with flash card reader
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2005 22:11:08
> David Guerizec wrote: >> Hi all, >> >> I recently bought a no-name flash card reader, and I have a problem >> making >> it work under gentoo. >> >> I tested it under Ubuntu-amd64, and it works well. >> By 'well' I mean when I insert a card into the reader, the corresponding >> device /dev/sd[letter][number] is automatically created and I can mount >> the partition.
> I think I have the same problem with my USB flash card reader. But I run > sg_map (from sg3_utils) as root to make the device appear (in my case > its /dev/sda1) > I would be really interested to know if you manage to make it happen > automatically when inserting a card into the reader.
Sorry, no :/ But thanks for the sg_map trick, this was (and still is unfortunatly) very useful.
> If I have the card inserted while I connect the USB cable to the > computer the /dev/sda1 device appears automatically, but as you say > there seems to be no USB event happening when inserting a card afterwards.
Same symptoms here. What kind/brand of card reader do you have ?
> /Andreas
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