usb card reader

Josef Karthauser joe at
Tue Mar 18 10:24:31 GMT 2003

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On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 11:26:13PM +0000, Ben Paley wrote:
> I just bought a cheap usb card-reader for smartmedia cards. I thought I c=
> just mount it with mount_msdos but it either says there's no such file or=
> "Block device required". I think my kernel is ok (all the usb support opt=
> are enabled), and my problem is just that I don't know what to mount, usb=
0 or=20
> uhci0 or whatever... here's a bit of dmesg:
> uhci0: <Intel 82371AB/EB (PIIX4) USB controller> port 0xe000-0xe01f irq 1=
0 at=20
> device 7.2 on pci0
> usb0: <Intel 82371AB/EB (PIIX4) USB controller> on uhci0
> usb0: USB revision 1.0
> uhub0: Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
> uhub0: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
> uhub1: vendor 0x0000 USB HUB , class 9/0, rev 1.10/0.04, addr 2
> uhub1: 4 ports with 4 removable, self powered

Hiya Ben,

If it works it would use the 'umass' device, which would make the
card-reader appear as a scsi disk (da0 probably in your case).  Is the
umass device compiled in?  If not you could try 'kldload'ing it.


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