usb digital camera
Peter Ulrich Kruppa
root at pukruppa.de
Tue Nov 25 05:18:21 PST 2003
On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Cordula's Web wrote:
> > > Is there some trick to using USB devices? I'm trying to access my Nikon
> > > coolpix 5000 (latest firmware PTP mode) from 4.9-STABLE with no luck.
> > >
> > > usbdevs sees the camera, as does "gphoto2 --auto-detect". However, I'm
> > > unable to access the camera data with "gphoto2 --auto-detect --summary"
> > This is really a question for the gphoto2 mailing list, but perhaps you'd
> > get better help if you posted (or looked at) your `gphoto2 --auto-detect --summary --debug`
> > output.
> > I successfully use gphoto2-2.1.2 and libgphoto2-2.1.2_2 from gtkam-0.1.10
> > with my Kodak DC3400 digital camera. Works great!
> Maybe your camera is accessible via the umass(4) driver?
> In this case, you won't need gphoto2 or libgphoto2, but
> would need to mount the camera just like a SCSI da(4) device.
> BTW, the list of supported devices in umass' man page is
> incomplete. Many more devices are currently supported as well.
> Just plug the camera in, turn it on, and watch the console closely.
> If a message from umass driver appears, and it tells something about
> a daX device being created, try mounting this device manually:
> # mount -t msdos /dev/da0s1 /mnt
> Then you can access the files on the camera at /mnt, just like
> files on any other filesystem.
If this doesn't work either you could purchase a serial cable for
your camera. This works with my coolpix, but I have to admit it
is awfully slow.
> Don't forget to umount /mnt before turning the device off :)
> Good luck!
> Cordula's Web. http://www.cordula.ws/
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