D700, USB cable to Linux laptop/desktop

dieselnutjob

Senior Member
Hi
My daughter has a D700.
I already had to replace the card slot board because she snapped a pin in the card slot putting the card in and out, so I told her to just use a USB cable to copy her photos and leave the memory card alone.
The USB cable works fine in Windows, but, I can't get it to show up as a drive on our Debian Linux laptop.
Has anyone else tried this and gotten it to work?
thanks
 

Needa

Senior Member
Challenge Team
This is probably not much help. I run Fedora and my D810 & D7100 auto-mount and show both cards. If it finds other devices like usb drive and card readers I would say you have auto-mount turned on. Maybe try turning the camera on before plugging the cable into the laptop. Is there possibly a program that is trying to mount the card.
I use a card reader and have for my cameras, to date no pin problems but only the SD card is ever removed from the 810.
 
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