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blkid(8) is probably what you're looking for. It will give the UUID of each device. For vfat, can set UUID using mtools application mlabel(1). For ext2, ext3, and ext4, e2label(8) can be used to set the UUID. So if you reformat from time to time, just set the UUID to the same as it was before if needed. Can't speak for other card readers, but the ones ...


why is it in /dev/mmcblk0p1 instead of some sdx? That's caused by udev' rules. 'sdx' - that's a typically udev name for SATA-based devices. Since it shows b FAT32 W95 should I use -t vfat option to mount? Yes, this is a correct option to use. why sudo file -s /dev/mmcblk0p1 is returning /dev/mmcblk0p1: x86 boot sector? So should I use another ...


Stupid me. SD-Card reader has to be set enabled in BIOS.


Use the ubuntu installer to partition the SD card. Then boot the debian installer. Still no SD? to find out more: issue lsblk in ubuntu and debian so we can see if the SD is available or a kernel driver is missing. try lsusb -t / lsusb in ubuntu to see if the card reader is connected via USB.

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