[RndTbl] HP PhotoSmart P1000 image importing
Gilbert E. Detillieux
gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Fri Dec 13 15:56:53 CST 2002
According to Ray Henry:
> OK, I've got an HP PhotoSmart P1000 connected to a system running RH
> 7.1. I've got the printer to print just fine, but have not been able to
> find any information on reading the SmartCard, except that it is
> supposed to be supported.
> Any idea *where* I can find some type of documentaion on this? I's like
> to get away from MS 100%......
I'm not sure about that camera specifically, but many of these SmartCard
based systems simply make the memory available as a FAT file system,
emulating a disk drive. I've used USB memory sticks this way under Linux,
and I assume it would be about the same thing with these. Linux fakes the
driver interface to look like a SCSI disk. It should all just happen
auto-magically when you plug the thing in, assuming you're using a recent
Linux distribution with a 2.4 kernel.
You would either use mtools, or mount the thing as a vfat file system type,
to access the files under Linux.
Gilbert E. Detillieux E-mail: <gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca>
Dept. of Computer Science Web: http://www.cs.umanitoba.ca/~gedetil/
University of Manitoba Phone: (204)474-8161
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