[Comm-en] Fwd: Re: Questions about mounting USB compact flash card reader

djbouley djbouley at shaw.ca
Mon Mar 8 01:43:04 MSK 2004

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Subject: Re: Questions about mounting USB compact flash card reader
Date: Sunday 07 March 2004 3:45 pm
From: Michael Shigorin <mike at osdn.org.ua>
To: djbouley <djbouley at shaw.ca>
Cc: community-en at altlinux.org

On Sun, Mar 07, 2004 at 02:42:49PM -0600, djbouley wrote:
> I'm trying to get this compact flash media card working on my
> Compact box, but I'm having some difficulty.

Ummm... there could be some LUN-related problems with combined
devices, let me look it up... see the links here:


in short: try adding this line to /etc/modules.conf and reloading
the usb-storagea and scsi modules:

options scsi_mod max_scsi_luns=0xffffffff

> Can you tell me how I can get this device mounted properly under Compact?

Then it should just shouw up in KDE if hotplug service is

> This is one area that I wish I knew more about.  I've also
> noticed that (using KDE's control centre) that my Iomega Zip
> disk is also showing up (as scsi device 0), but finding out
> what /dev designation Compact is using for it is beyond me.

Generally /var/log/messages knows when USB devices are moved
around :)  (it's also at tty12, Ctrl-Alt-F12)

PS: sorry for no answer on the previous letter -- nothing to come
up with (yet?).

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