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Re: [SLE] Integrated card reader problem
  • From: Shawn Tanner <Shawn.Tanner@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 14:55:26 -0600
  • Message-id: <200405231455.26233.Shawn.Tanner@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 23 May 2004 14:43, Shawn Tanner wrote:
> I have a Gateway M675 laptop and have a small problem with the integrated
> USB card reader. If I boot with a card in the reader, it behaves as I
> believe it should. The card will be accessible and switching cards will
> result in a knoqueror window opening with the contents of the new card.
> There will also be an icon in the "My Computer" folder which links to the
> card. If I boot without the card in the reader there will not be a link
> created in "My Computer" and a konqueror window will not open up. In this
> case I can mount the card manually (mount -t auto /dev/sdb1 /media/SDCard)
> and if I do, konqueror will suddenly pop up a window saying new hardware
> has been detected.
> This isn't catastrophic because I can acces the card regardless but I
> dislike having to access it different ways depending on how I booted. Any
> solutions or explanations would be appreciated.
> thanks
> shawn

Slight correction: After having manually mounting the card, all further
behavior will be correct (inserting a new card will result in an icon being
created and a konqueror window opening with the contents displayed).

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