Mass storage devices, hotplug & udev

Declan Moriarty junk_mail at
Mon Aug 1 02:15:36 PDT 2005

Recently, Somebody Somewhere wrote these words
> Shane Shields wrote:
> >For cameras you might want to look at gphoto.
> It's probably dependent on the camera make/model, but I am pretty sure
> e.g. Canon powershots simply will not be accessible via usb_storage. I
> struggled with this some time ago and ended up using gphoto2.
> (dependencies: gphoto2->libgphoto2->libusb, simple usage: 'gphoto2
> --get-all-files'.) Just verified that it works on my x86_64 setup
> with Canon G6.

Mine is a Fujifilm S5000. We installed some fancy windows software but I
have never tried it as the camera appears in windoze explorer. Likewise,
100% of the functionality required will be available if I can mount it.

	With best Regards,

	Declan Moriarty.

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