[Nelug] built in SD card reader woes

Martin Ward martin at gkc.org.uk
Mon Nov 20 16:22:19 UTC 2006

On Monday 20 Nov 2006 16:20, Douglas Nisbet wrote:
> Is the card reader USB? I recall that I just kept enabling USBish bits
> in the kernel and running tail -f /var/log/syslog while plugging and
> unplugging the card reader until something showed up and gave me the
> device names. Sorry to ask the obvious but is USB enabled in the BIOS?
> That's me pretty much out of ideas!

I had to do:

/sbin/modprobe usb-storage

to get USB drives to work on one of my machines.


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