[kwlug-disc] Bytecc 6 in One Card Reader under Linux Mint 16

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Fri Nov 22 14:21:56 EST 2013


What happens when you plug in the USB flash drive and run the dmesg
command? dmesg should show some information about the flash drive
being plugged in, and it should say what the device name (/dev/sdX) it
has been assigned to.

- Paul


On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 12:43:52PM -0500, John Driezen wrote:
> I purchased a Bytecc 6 in One card reader that installs into the
> floppy drive bay from Canada Computers.  The card reader works
> flawlessly under Windows XP, but I am unable to read a USB flash
> drive using the 64 bit version of Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon.  The
> output of the lsusb command is:
> 
> Bus 001 Device 002: ID 058f:6364 Alcor Micro Corp. AU6477 Card
> Reader Controller
> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
> Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
> Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
> Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
> 
> Any suggestions to get this device working under Linux Mint would be
> appreciated.
> 

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