[sane-devel] sane installation, usb
Ingo P. Korndoerfer
Ingo P. Korndoerfer" <email@example.com
Fri, 7 Dec 2001 08:19:20 +0200 (EET)
thanks for all the suggestions.
- yes. i had made the link. that was not it.
but indeed ...
> You should verify that the scanner module recognized your scanner. To do
> this, check if the output of "cat /proc/bus/usb/devices" lists your scanner
> with driver=usbscanner - if not (i.e. driver=none) you have to pass the
> vendor and product ID to the module. Either do
it was listed as 'none'. so i fixed this, according to
> modprobe scanner vendor=0x06bd product=0x2091
> or specify
> options scanner vendor=0x06bd product=0x2091
> in your /etc/modules.conf
and now it was listed. and, wow, scanimage, actually did something.
but actually, it just sat there and waited. nothing else happening.
now i rebooted, thinking, that sometimes you have to.
and now, it seems like everything referring to the scanner
completely disappeared from /etc/bus/usb/proc/devices.
in /var/log messages, i find a few lines about
- can't locate modules char-major-81 (this warning may have been there
- usb_control/bulk-mesg timeout
- scanner.c:write_scanner : NAK received
my installation is mandrake 8.0, and i pulled the sane-backend from the
> Also check that you have write permission on /dev/usb/scanner0.
checked that. and it doesn't work under either my account nor as
1000 thanks for any new ideas ...
so what was that SANE stands for ???
well, anyways ... i DO appreciate everybodies work and your help !!!