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Re: SD Card reader and Dell Inspiron 710m



Mauricio Vergara Ereche wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> I'm running a FC5 with kernel 2.6.16-1.2122_FC5
> I've been trying to use the internal SD Card reader with my dell inspiron 
> 710m, but I haven't had luck at all.
> 
> First of all, I try to look out the SD card as a SCSI module, but it didn't 
> appear in /dev ...next, I try to search it with lspci and lshal and I got 
> this:
> 
> [root rap src]# lshal |grep SD
>   info.product = 'PCI7420/PCI7620 Dual Socket CardBus and Smart Card Cont. 
> w/ 1394a-2000 OHCI Two-Port  PHY/Link-Layer Cont. and SD/MS-Pro Sockets'  
> (string)
>   pci.product = 'PCI7420/PCI7620 Dual Socket CardBus and Smart Card Cont. w/ 
> 1394a-2000 OHCI Two-Port  PHY/Link-Layer Cont. and SD/MS-Pro Sockets'  
> (string)
> 
> [root rap src]# lspci |grep -i card
> 02:04.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI7420 CardBus Controller
> 02:04.1 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI7420 CardBus Controller
> 
> So... I figure it out, that is a PCI device... but I don't know how to 
> handle (mount) that :-S
> 
> I tried to use the wbsd module, but doesn't show me anything as scsi, pci or 
> usb device to be mounted from /dev
> 
> Anybody knows how to work with this? Or maybe point me out where to look?
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> Mauricio
> 
If I am reading thing correctly, it should get supported in 2.6.17.
You may want to take a look at
http://mmc.drzeus.cx/wiki/Linux/Drivers/sdhci

Mikkel
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