[sane-devel] Error message: No devices available

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Thu, 18 Oct 2001 19:13:24 +0200


On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 09:58:49AM -0500, Robert E. Harvey wrote:
> I have been recently trying to use xsane to access my HP scanjet 4C.
> I'm running Red Hat 7.1  SCSI system that I had to add a SCSI adapter
> board to attach my scanner to.  dmesg records this data regarding my
> SCSI devices:
>   Vendor: HP        Model: C2520A            Rev: 3503
>   Type:   Processor                          ANSI SCSI revision: 02

The SCSI adapter and scanner were detected by the system ...

> Upon executing the command xsane in the terminal, I get this message:
> xsane: no devices available
> What can I do to get my SCSI card and scanner recognized??

Is SCSI generic available (modprobe sg)? Maybe permission problems
with /dev/sg? (try scanimage -L as root)? Does "sane-find-scanner"
find your scanner?