[Nottingham] SanDisk

Dean Sas dean at deansas.org
Sat Aug 25 12:05:58 BST 2007

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James Gibbon wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Aug 2007 20:26:11 +0100 (BST)
> Ron Wilton <ron_w_add at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hello
>> I think that I might have been a little bit hasty and bought a
>> SanDisk ImageMate USB 2.0 12-in-1 Card Reader/Writer thinking that it
>> was just as easy as plug in and an image will come onto the screen on
>> which I could view/download photos on the SmartMedia card that I
>> have. This hasn't happened. Can anyone help me, please? I'm using
>> Ubuntu Linux 7.04 Fiesty Fawn.

Does an entry for the card appear in the Places menu? If so you can
define an action for it to take in the system->preferences->removable
drives and media capplet. (From your description you probably want to
select the mount and browse options)

> In this case, the card reader is recognised as /dev/sdb, and if I had
> a card inserted, that would be /dev/sdb1.
> I find that a custom udev rule helps a lot - so that I always have a
> consistently named device I can mount to get at photos on the card,
> and my fstab entry is:

Ubuntu uses UUIDs instead of /dev/sdb1 etc, so I *think* that this
should work fine anyway.

Hope that helps,

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