trouble mounting USB digital camera
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Tue Jul 13 14:59:33 UTC 2010
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 12:15:40PM +0200, Polytropon wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Jul 2010 09:59:21 +0100, Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
> > I'm trying to mount USB digital camera
> > to FBSD -current (either i386 or amd64).
> > I get to
> > ugen1.2: <Eastman Kodak Company> at usbus1
> > in dmesg, but no block device appears,
> > so I'm not sure how to mount this device.
> There may be two reasons:
> a) The camera does identify as ugen because it has to be interfaced
> like a camera device; use photo2 or gtkam to obtain content.
> This means you cannot actually mount it, but use a program to
> control its actions.
> b) The camera can use both modes, as decribed in a) as well as a
> direct access mode; use the camera's setting to switch to the
> USB storage mode. Then you can easily mount it.
This is some ancient Kodak DC280.
I couldn't find how to do (b),
but (a) worked fine.
many thanks for your help
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