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RE: [K12OSN] local usb card reader curiosity



sorry it is on my standalone linux box, haven't tried it on a thin client.

Bob

On Thu, 14 Jun 2007, Rob Owens wrote:

> Just to be clear, is that card reader working on a thin client?  Mine
> works fine on a standalone linux box, but not on a thin client.
>
> -Rob
>
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> Behalf Of Accessys smart net
> Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2007 7:36 PM
> To: Support list for open source software in schools.
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] local usb card reader curiosity
>
>
> I have a promaster digital card reader. reads about a half dozen
> different cards. I leave it plugged in to the USB slot and when a card
> is slipped in it does recognize it and pops a window up on my screen.
> doesn't like to let me take it out because I am not root, but if I take
> it out anyway it doesn't seem to have any ill effects.
>
> Bob
>
> On Wed, 13 Jun 2007, Rob Owens wrote:
>
> > I have a Sandisk card reader that I'm using successfully on my thin
> > clients.  It only has one slot, for SD cards.  Like this one:
> > http://www.amazon.com/Sandisk-ImageMate-Hi-speed-SDDR-89-A15-Package/d
> > p/B00064V6RG/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/103-4682886-3202265?ie=UTF8&s=electronics
> > &qid=1181768340&sr=8-1
> >
> > I also have a Sandisk 12-in-1 usb card reader which requires some
> > trickery to use on a thin client, and I'm wondering why.  It's like
> > this
> > one:
> > http://www.amazon.com/Sandisk-ImageMate-Hi-speed-SDDR-89-A15-Package/d
> > p/B00064V6RG/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/103-4682886-3202265?ie=UTF8&s=electronics
> > &qid=1181768340&sr=8-1
> >
> > The 12-in-1 card reader works as a local storage device if I insert
> > the card, then plug the card reader into the usb port.  If I do it the
>
> > other way around it does not work.  ie, the normal way:  Plug the card
>
> > reader into the usb port and leave it there, then insert the card.
> > The card does not get recognized -- no event is triggered (when I
> > monitor a shell on the thin client).
> >
> > Any idea why this is?  And how could I fix it?
> >
> > -Rob
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