Bug #355998 in linux (Ubuntu): “usb-storage: waiting for device to settle before scanning”
Please note, you need to have the Source Code option turned on in your Software Sources. - something most people don't have turned on.
I spaced out this little checkbox, ran into errors, it wasn't working for me at first. I needed the source code. DOH!
sudo apt-get install build-essential devscripts
apt-get build-dep libgphoto2
apt-get source libgphoto2
sudo wget http://launchpadlibrarian.net/25783305/libgphoto_sansa.diff
sudo patch -p0 -i libgphoto_sansa.diff
debuild -uc -us
sudo dpkg -i libgphoto2-2_2.4.2-0ubuntu4_i386.deb
And you'll get a screen full of stuff like this:
It'll take a little time...
From Synaptic Package Manager I've tried to "Pin" it, and lock it, and I'm not doing something right, as I keep getting an update prompt... Sigh...