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SubjectRe: Memory stick reader Ricoh R5C592 supported?
Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> Folks,
>
>
> my Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop has both a Ricoh R5C822 host adapter (for
> SD, MMC, etc.) and a Ricoh R5C592 host adapter for memory sticks.
>
> While the former works just fine, it seems to me that the latter
> hasn't any support. Indeed, inserting a Sony MSA-128A memory stick
> causes no reaction whatsoever. Searching with google, I haven't found
> anything related to this chip; looking into the kernel source code
> wasn't successful either.
>
> Can you please shed some light on the current situation? I'm using
> kernel 2.6.20.
>

Memory stick is completely unsupported. We haven't got any specs for neither the
the host controllers or the protocol. So I would guess it would be quite some
time before memorystick is supported directly by Linux.

Rgds
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