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Re: digital camera Q



On Tuesday 24 October 2006 03:12, Andy Green wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>> Is there a special driver I need to turn on in the kernel's usb
>>>> section
>
>No all the weirdo camera interfaces are handles in userspace AIUI, like
>scanners are now too.  Was there possibly some mode you had to enter the
>camera into to get it in a talkative mood?
>
>>>> to enable access to this device?  I am familiar with building
>>>> kernels, currently running 2.6.19-rc3.
>>>
>>> When you connect that camera, what does dmesg tell you about it? Or
>>> what are the last lines in /var/log/messages about the plugging in
>>> event?
>
>Another way to come at weirdo cameras (USB Mass Storage Device Class is
>a huge boon for compatability) is to pop to flash card and use a <large
>number>-in-one USB flash card reader that WILL present it in a standard
> way.
>
Unforch, I don't hardly have some more of a flash card reader here, so I 
was stuck with the usb cable.  Thanks for the suggestion though.  It's the 
usb_mass_storage that walks around in my Olympus so well.

>-Andy

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