Internal SD card reader, Dell laptop
ben at spooty.net
Mon Sep 5 03:24:42 PDT 2005
On Monday 05 September 2005 11:04, Roland Smith wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 10:36:40AM +0100, Ben Paley wrote:
> > Anyone got any idea how I can access the built-in sd card reader on my
> > dell inspiron 6000 laptop?
> Is there anything in /var/log/messages?
Not so far as I can see, nor in dmesg
> If not, try 'pciconf -lv',
$ pciconf -lv
none5 at pci3:1:2: class=0x080501 card=0x01881028 chip=0x08221180 rev=0x17
vendor = 'Ricoh Co Ltd'
device = 'SD Bus Host Adapter'
class = base peripheral
Is that it?
just four empty sockets there
> and 'camcontrol devlist -v'
Nothing there apart from the optical drive.
> to see if it is on the PCI, USB or
> SCSI bus respectively.
So, PCI then? How do I go about my kernel config to get it detected?
> If you can't get it to work, the SanDisk SDDR-93 sd card reader is
> supposed to work with Linux, so using it with FreeBSD should be possible.
I can get to the camera with its cable, though it's a bit slow - I just wanted
the convenience of using the built-in reader, since it's there!
Thanks a lot for your advice
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