Is it possible to mount my microSD ?

Manish Jain bourne.identity at
Wed Jan 13 08:43:54 UTC 2016

On 01/13/16 06:59, Polytropon wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Jan 2016 21:26:02 +0530, Manish Jain wrote:
>> <<
>> Is such a driver available for FreeBSD (or at least for Linux)?
>>   >>
>> No, AFAIK. But I do wish ...
> There are probably alternatives, such as using MTP, and as I said:
> There are several settings that you need to check in the device itself.
> The key procedures are:
> a) enable regular USB direct access storage - will then work as expected
> b) enable MTP USB storage - use corresponding tools
> I can't imagine that smartphone vendors make it artificially hard to
> access USB storage to a point where they require proprietary programs
> and drivers... but you never know; I don't trust those shaving mirrors
> any further than I can throw them. ;-)
> Maybe this can help:
> I wasn't able to locate the mentioned section in the current version
> of the handbook. :-(
> Also check The FreeBSD Forum (the web forum) for posts regarding how
> to mount a smartphone, this will probably be helpful. As I mentioned,
> there are also MTP-related tools for FUSE (sysutils/fusefs-simple-mtpfs)
> which might actually work as intended.

My phone is not a smartphone. I belong to the eccentric variety with a 
strong preference for traditional, buttoned handsets. I so much wish 
with nostalgia for the old days when Sony Ericsson and Nokia made such 
fantastic handsets. Now everything is lousy touchscreen.


Manish Jain

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