[SailfishDevel] (USB) access to sdcard?

Wim de Vries wsvries at xs4all.nl
Sat Jan 25 21:57:53 UTC 2014


On 01/25/2014 06:18 PM, Chris Walker wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Jan 2014 14:35:30 +0100
> Wim de Vries <wsvries at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Currently the SDCARD is mounted at /run/usr/100000/media/sdcard.
> I think you mean /run/user/.. as /run/usr doesn't exist and I don't
> think you'd want to be writing to /usr even if it did ;-)
Yes, you are right (usr is so common typing)
Can't have my app/user do root stuff.
I can do create a softlink to the sdcard (a la ln -s 
/run/usr/100000/media/sdcard/maps sdcardmaps).
Still not sure if that would create problems for the overall system...


>> Can I hard-code this into my app, or will it change in future?
>> Also, I want my users to be able to put data (aviation maps+more) on
>> the SD card via a USB connection.
> Can't you (as root) unmount the sdcard from the above location, as user
> create a folder /home/nemo/sdcard and then mount /dev/mmcblk1p1 to
> there?
> How about an entry in fstab to fix that mount permanently?
> Run blkid to give you the UUID of the sdcard so that even if it's
> swapped out, it will still remount in the same place.
> This is what I get when I run that command (I have a 16GB SD card in my
> phone which came straight from my N900)
> /dev/mmcblk1p1: UUID="B7C1-AD43" TYPE="vfat"
> I can't help you with the USB stuff.
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