[TriLUG] Semi OT: SD card reader for old laptop

John Mitchell john280z at gmail.com
Tue Jun 25 17:26:33 EDT 2013

They generally work great, used them a lot for embedded development to get
Linux image onto SD card (and micro SD cards).
   $4.00 to $9.99 at Intrex.

john mitchell

On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 5:16 PM, <matt at noway2.thruhere.net> wrote:

> A relative of mine ran into the common (?) issue of an older PC and the
> inability to read/write SD cards even though it supposedly has a reader.
> From what I recall, the issue has to do with the standards and the
> hardware changing several years back.  I was thinking of suggesting a USB
> based SD card reader, which seem to go for as little as $10-$20 these
> days.
> Does anyone have experience with them?  Do they work and are there any
> particulars or gotcha items to watch out for with them?
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