Re: Atech Pro II flash card reader(s)

From: Brad Chapman (
Date: Mon Sep 23 2002 - 20:55:59 EST

Mr. Andries,

--- Andries Brouwer <> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 08, 2002 at 03:53:22PM -0700, Brad Chapman wrote:
> > I am trying to make an Atech Pro II card reader work under Linux.
> The USB device database says:
> This device can be made fully functional with the addition of the following
> entry
> to /usr/src/linux/drivers/usb/storage/unusual_devs.h:
> UNUSUAL_DEV( 0x0aec,0x5010,0x0000,0x1a00, "Atech", "Pro II MultiCard",
> Try, and report. If this works it should be added to the stock kernel.
> The numbers given are 0x0aec: Vendor ID, 0x5010: Product ID, 0x0000-0x1a00:
> Revisions. If you have a later revision, increase 0x1a00, or just write
> 0xffff.

       Sorry for taking so long to report back,but I've been busy.

       Results: Adding the above macro entry to line 82 of unusual_devs.h
(2.4.19) resulted in the flash reader being detected by usb_storage. When
the sd_mod module was loaded, /dev/discs/disc1 snapped into being. I
accessed the CompactFlash drive as part1 with an 8MB VFAT-formatted unit and
was able to perform any filesystem operation needed.

       This should be pushed into a USB BK/CVS tree or even forwarded to
Marcelo. BTW, is there a way to keep sd_mod from failing to read the empty


Brad Chapman

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