[CentOS] SD Card Reader not being recognized

Wed Aug 3 14:52:41 UTC 2005
Phil Schaffner <Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.GOV>

On Wed, 2005-08-03 at 11:52 +0900, Dave Gutteridge wrote:
> >I thought that could be it until noticing the 40.0 GB capacity.
> >  
> >
> Correct, the 40GB thing is not my card reader, but it's an external hard 
> drive connected by firewire.
> >Should have asked before:  What does "lsusb" show?  Might find something
> >by googling the USB device information.
> >
> [root at localhost dave]# lsusb
> Bus 001 Device 008: ID 0b28:1002 Kenwood Corp.
> Bus 001 Device 007: ID 0b28:1001 Kenwood Corp.
> Bus 001 Device 006: ID 04a9:2207 Canon, Inc. CanoScan 1220U
> Bus 001 Device 005: ID 056a:0013 Wacom Co., Ltd
> Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0411:0059 MelCo., Inc.
> Bus 001 Device 003: ID 03eb:3301 Atmel Corp. 4-port Hub
> Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0451:1446 Texas Instruments, Inc. TUSB2040/2070 Hub
> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> I think the card reader is listed under "Melco". My card reader is a 
> "Buffalo" brand card reader, but I looked Melco up on the net, and it 
> seems like the two brands are the same company.

Yup - my "Memorex" USB key shows up as "Trek Technology (S) PTE, Ltd"

> There's one other oddity here: Why is my Kenwood Audio device (a stereo 
> that I can play computer audio with) showing up twice?

Dunno - Perhaps command and data channels?

> Anyway, the Kenwood is working fine, so if it ain't broke...
> More importantly, is there anything I can do with this information about 
> the Melco thing?

Googling with the additional info got me nothing definitive.  Only thing
so far that seemed potentially relevant was about a memory card in an 8-
in-1 card reader:

> > So in short: Try adding this line to your /etc/modprobe.conf file:
> > 
> > options scsi_mod max_luns=8

Worth a shot.