pcmcia flash card mounting / reading?

Gary Aitken garya at dreamchaser.org
Wed Sep 15 12:37:37 PDT 2004

Answered my own question...

mount -t msdos /dev/ad0s1 /pccard

I also (finally) found the following great reference,
which explains the ata / scsi difference, among other things:


Thanks for your help.


> 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"

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