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Smart Media in Linux

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  • Soyo
  • Front Panel
  • Linux
Last response: in Linux/Free BSD
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February 10, 2003 5:33:37 PM

My Soyo MB came with a front panel that has Smart Media card reader. Windows automatically detects it and assigns it a drive letter. Does anyone have any idea how to make the thing work?

Is your system stable enough you'd run your own life support on it? ---mine is. Soyo KT333 + AXP 1900+

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May 28, 2003 1:28:05 AM

if you have't compiled the kernel yourself then it (I mean the card) should be monted like a SCSI device (/dev/sda1 or /dev/sdb1.). Look in the kernel messages. If the CardReader is empty and you have the needed modules then ther should be something like:
....
Device not ready....
...
sda : READ CAPACITY failed
....
and somethings like that

ALSO
you should start before this: hotplug
and should have in the kernel or as modules: usbcore, ohci, uhci or whatever is your usb device.

hope it helps :) 
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