[SLE] Re: [nylug-talk] Digital Camera issues with SUSE 9.0

From: Ruben I Safir (ruben_at_mrbrklyn.com)
Date: 03/16/04

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    Look for /media/sd*


    On 2004.03.15 13:20 M. Halegua wrote:
    > I've been trying to connect my Argus DC3200 camera through USB to my Thinkpad
    > 600X with SUSE 9.0 Pro.
    > While it does see it (I can tell from the system info in YAST) I keep getting
    > the following errors:
    > In KDE - Error KDE
    > Could Not Mount Device
    > The Reported error was:
    > mount: no medium found
    > When trying to mount as root from CLI
    > mount: /dev/sda1 is not a valid block device
    > The mount command I used was:
    > mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /media/camera
    > Where /media/camera is a directory I created for the mount point.
    > The interesting thing is if I boot from the Knoppix 3.3 (NY version) CD, it
    > sees and mounts the camera no problem. I can access it as if was a mounted
    > SCSI device, /dev/sda1. The mount point under Knoppix is /mnt/sda1.
    > I added the line in the Knoppix fstab file to the SUSE fstab file, changing
    > only the uid and gid names and group to conform to my SUSE setup. When I try
    > to mount, it takes a lot of time before coming back with an error.
    > I used lsmod | grep usb to check for, under both SUSE and Knoppix, the loaded
    > modules, and SUSE returns:
    > usb-storage 65312 0
    > usbserial 19580 0 (autoclean) (unused)
    > usb-uhci 22224 0 (unused)
    > usbcore 58668 1 [usb-storage usbserial usb-uhci]
    > Knoppix returns:
    > usb-storage 61280 0
    > usb-uhci 21868 0 (unused)
    > usbcore 57824 1 [usb-storage usb-uhci]
    > Under SUSE YAST system info, the SCSI and USB areas show different things, but
    > they do see the camera. Under the SCSI area, it sees a vivicam 35Xx, shows
    > it as /dev/sda, and the class is a mass storage device.
    > Under the USB area, it sees a Sierra Imaging Storage Device, the class is a
    > mass storage device.
    > They both ID different vendor identifiers, unique keys, and old_unique_key.
    > So, anyone have any ideas here? I'd hate to have to always load Knoppix just
    > to transfer some photos from the camera.
    > Thanks,
    > Mark
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