[ltp] MicroSD and Thinkpad T61

John Jason Jordan linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 21:48:34 -0800

On Fri, 25 Feb 2011 17:12:57 -0800
John Jason Jordan <johnxj@comcast.net> dijo:

>>'dmesg | tail' will tell you if the kernel detected it.  If it did,
>>you can mount /dev/mmcblk0p1 (typically; for cards that have a
>>partition table).  Or, most likely, click on the SD card entry that
>>appears in your Places menu.  I don't know why the card is not
>>My T61 has a bit of a problem: the SD slot is too deep.  If I push a
>>card all the way in, the card cannot be read (dmesg shows I/O errors
>>on I/O error on device mmcblk0).  If I stop before pushing it quite
>>that deep, the card works fine.
>Ah, thanks. That got me going. Dmesg |tail did not initially see it,
>but after removing and reinserting the card it did show up. And when it
>showed up Nautilus automatically opened a browser window. 
>I suspect I had the same problem as you - flaky connection because I
>initially inserted it too far.

Just now I tried to copy some files to it and discovered it is read
only. :(