Anybody connected Nikon D300 to FreeBSD as umass?

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Dec 26 14:34:04 PST 2007

On Wed, 26 Dec 2007, Yuri wrote:

>> Shouldn't need that.  The camera has to have the USB port set to MSC
>> ("Mass Storage") instead of MTP/PTP in the menus.  My D40 works that
>> way.
> Yes, but if umass driver doesn't know about your device it isn't going to
> attach to it.
> D40 is already added to umass, D300 should be added in the same way.
> I already filed a patch for this.

I'm relatively sure it's a generic class of device--there are so many 
USB storage devices that it seems impractical to have to add them all 
explicitly.  The D40 isn't in umass.c; in fact, the only Nikon camera 
mentioned in the USB source is the E990.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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