[oclug]Digicam connection for upload--help please
bb at L8R.net
Fri Nov 29 18:23:10 EST 2002
On Fri, 29 Nov 2002 17:52:14 -0500
GR Gaudreau <transop at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Nov 2002 21:38:37 -0500 (EST)
> thus spake Bill Strosberg <bill at strosberg.com>:
> > On Thu, 28 Nov 2002, Raymond Wood wrote:
> > > The 2.4.20 kernel just hit the streets...
> > I know this is going to seem a little annoying to GR & the folks who
> > have had nothing but problems making things work, but I bought a
> > Nikon Coolpix 3500 3.2 MPixel camera today for the holiday season at
> > home, took some pictures, set the camera USB interface to mass
> > storage device, held my breath, plugged in the USB cable to my Linux
> > laptop, and the thing mounted/dev/sda1 as mass storage device nikon
> > with no action on my part.
> > All the files were readable and available to the GIMP, Mozilla etc.,
> > without any problems.
> [gr] I just ran make xconfig and checked to see what kind of support
> I have for USB mass storage devices, and the answer is that it's been
> compiled as a module. I also have modular support for Sandisk
> flashcards, which my Samsung Digimax 130 uses.
> Does this mean that if I buy a Sansdisk flashcard, plug it into my
> digicam and then plug the digicam into Linux, that it will be
> mountable and usable? It looks like that to me, but then again, what
> do I know.
You plug the card reader into your computer, using USB. You then have to
remove the memory card from your digital camera, and plug it into the card
Then you can mount the card under Linux, if it uses a filesystem that
Linux understands. Again, make sure you get the right type of card reader
for the card your camera has.
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