[sane-devel] sane nikon coolscan
Sun, 14 Oct 2001 14:07:31 +0200
Hidong Kim wrote:
> I'm trying to install a Nikon Coolscan LS-2000 on my Red Hat 7.1
> machine. I recompiled the 2.4.2-2 kernel to support the SCSI interface
> for this scanner, an Adaptec AVA-2903B. (It uses the aic7xxx driver.)
> The computer appears to recognize the SCSI host and the scanner fine.
> Here are some lines from /var/log/messages during boot:
> Oct 13 23:25:16 driver kernel: scsi0 : Adaptec AIC7XXX EISA/VLB/PCI
> SCSI HBA DRIVER, Rev 6.1.7
> Oct 13 23:25:16 driver kernel: <Adaptec 2902/04/10/15/20/30C
> SCSI adapter>
> Oct 13 23:25:16 driver kernel: aic7850: Single Channel A, SCSI
> Id=7, 3/255 SCBs
> Oct 13 23:25:16 driver kernel:
> Oct 13 23:25:16 driver kernel: Vendor: Nikon Model: LS-2000
> Rev: 1.31
> Oct 13 23:25:16 driver kernel: Type: Scanner
> ANSI SCSI revision: 02
> Here's 'cat /proc/scsi/scsi':
> Attached devices:
> Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 02 Lun: 00
> Vendor: Nikon Model: LS-2000 Rev: 1.31
> Type: Scanner ANSI SCSI revision: 02
> I downloaded and installed sane 1.0.5 backends and frontends. I didn't
> see any errors during the installation. The scanimage and xscanimage
> executables were created. But sane does not detect any scanners.
> Here's the output of 'scanimage --list-devices':
> No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different,
> check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the
> sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation
> which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages).
Did you run scanimage and find-scanner as an ordinary user or as root ?
The default permission settings of /dev/sg* are rw-r----- , and the
owner is root, hence only root can access an SG device.