Mounting SD card with specific encoding
dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Dec 25 05:47:33 UTC 2007
On 25/12/2007, Tod Merley <todbot88 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 24, 2007 3:21 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > How can I mount an SD card (via USB card reader) to have a specific
> > filename encoding? My Fedora box is UTF-8, but the SD card in my Nokia
> > 6288 seems to be CP1255 or ISO-8859-8. What mount command should I
> > use? I read man mount and I see no mention of encodings.
> > Thanks in advance.
> > Dotan Cohen
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> Hi Dotan Cohen!
> CP1255 or ISO-8859-8 appear to be Hebrew/Latin document character
> sets. The mount command deals with mounting file systems.
Thanks, Tod. Yes, those are Hebrew character sets. The Hebrew
filenames show up as question marks, not letters. So if on the Nokia I
make three directories on the card:
Then this is what I see on my laptop:
> You probably would do well to have the Hebrew (probably already loaded
> it think I see) and Latin languages loaded into your system.
> One would hope that the SD card when connected to your USB adapter and
> then plugged into your computer would auto mount.
Actually, it does not. I mount it manually. Why that is, I don't know.
But it does not bother me.
> If not, see if your
> phone documentation mentions the file system type.
Fat32, formated by me on a windows machine.
> You might loose or
> need to reformat a card on your camera if you try this but a good
> guess would be "mount -t msdos /dev/xxxx /media/myphonepictures"
> assuming that xxxx (or xxx) is where the hardware is connected into
> the system and that the directory "myphonepictures" exists before the
> command is issued. I just placed a flash drive on my system's USB
> port and then ran mount. This is the last line printed by mount:
> /dev/sdb1 on /media/disk type vfat
> "/dev/sdb1" is where the hardware is - "/media/disk" is where the
> files are mounted on the file system and "vfat" is the file system
> Always remember to unmount a volume before you physically remove it.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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