Fwd: Re: pcmcia flash card mounting / reading?

Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. kdk at daleco.biz
Wed Sep 15 12:29:24 PDT 2004

Gary Aitken wrote:

> The card now comes up:
> ad0: 15MB <SanDisk SDCFB-16> [490/2/32] at ata0-master BIOSPIO
> However, when I try to mount the thing I get:
> /#mount /dev/ad0 /pccard
> mount: /dev/ad0 on /pccard: incorrect super block
> What type of file system do the cards have on them?
> I tried mount_msdos and that didn't work;
> got "/dev/ad0: Invalid argument"
> <snip>
> Gary

I'm butting in with just a thought:  now that dmesg
finds the card, what's in /dev that corresponds?

"/dev/ad0 Invalid argument" is what I think I've gotten
before with mount_msdosfs ... it wanted to mount a slice
IIRC ... like "/dev/ad0s1" or "/dev/ad0s1d"

Kevin Kinsey

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