Subject: Re: Canon Digital Ixus
To: Malcolm Herbert <>
From: Fco. Valladolid <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/14/2004 00:57:57
Hi, thanks for your comment, what kind of external multicard can buy.

On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 10:54:04AM +1000, Malcolm Herbert wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 11, 2004 at 04:29:31PM +0000, Fco. Valladolid wrote:
> |I have a Canon Digital IXUS CAmera, some has coneccted this to netbsd,
> |and download the picstures.
> I have borrowed an Ixus II in the past and have no problem reading the
> SD card via an external USB MD/SD/MMC/Flash reader which masquerades as
> a removable SCSI hard-drive.
> I have not attempted to hook up the camera directly, as I couldn't get
> this working with my older Canon DX300 and gphoto and so bought the card
> reader.
> The nice thing about the card reader is that it should work with almost
> any camera and behaves like a normal drive - I use rsync to copy my
> images off into a spool area for further processing and this process
> isn't affected by the camera model at all.
> The main drawback is that it's yet another bit of gear to cart about
> with your camera ...
> Hope that helps,
> Malcolm
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