[sane-devel] HP ScanJet 6100C Configuration

Peter Kirchgessner peter@kirchgessner.net
Mon, 05 Aug 2002 07:14:57 +0200

Hello Frank,

Frank Roberts - SOTL wrote:

> Thanks for the help Peter.
> I did the following.
> 1. Changed /dev/scanner to /dev/sg0
> 2. Made directory sane.d-bak
> 3. removed all configuration files from sane.d except hp.conf

don't remove the files. You need at least dll.conf too. And check that 
it has the line with hp activated.


> 4 as root did chmood 666 /dev/sg0
>>From this I would be happy to report glad tidings but alas this is not so. 
> I received exactly the same results - no change.
> Thanks
> Frank
> On Sunday 04 August 2002 04:06, Peter Kirchgessner wrote:
>>Hi Frank,
>>try the hp.conf with
>>scsi HP
>>If this does not work, you may have a second hp.conf at
>>/etc/sane.d/hp.conf. Try that one with the same content.
>>If it still does not work, do as root a
>>chmod 666 /dev/sg0
>>and try it again.
>>Frank Roberts - SOTL wrote:
>>>Hi All:
>>>I hope You people will have time to help a relative novice with
>>>configuration of an HP 6100 C which is to be used intermidently on 2
>>>different RH 7.3 systems.
>>>As stated previously the scanner is an HP 6100C if I issue the command:
>>>The scanner is connected by 40 pin scsi.
>>>Several commands were issues with the following results:
>>>$ scanimage --list devices
>>>sg0     HP C2520A 36644
>>>sg1     Mitsumi    CD-R
>>>sg2     Soney      CD-RW
>>>$ cat /proc/scsi/scsa
>>>Attached devices:
>>>Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 04 Lun: 00 Vendor: HP Model: C2520A Rev: 3644
>>>Type: Processor ANSI SCSI revision: 02
>>>Host: scsi1 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00 Vendor: MITSUMI Model: CD-ROM
>>>FX4830T!B Rev: R02C Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 02
>>>Host: scsi1 Channel: 00 Id: 01 Lun: 00 Vendor: SONY Model: CD-RW CRX175E2
>>>Rev: S002 Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 02
>>>$ export   SANE_DEBUGG_HP=17
>>>$ scanimage -L
>>>[scanei_debug] Setting debug level of hp to 17
>>>[hp] sane_init called[hp]
>>>[hp] sane_init will finish with Success
>>>[hp] sane_get_devices called
>>>[hp] hp_read_config: hp backend v0.95 start reading conf file
>>>[hp] hp_read_config: processing line <scsi HP>
>>>[hp] hp_read_config: processing line </dev/scaner>
>>>[hp] hp_read_config: attach scsi HP
>>>[hp] hp_read_config: attach /dev/scanner
>>>[hp] hp_get_dev: New device /dev/scanner, connect-scsi, scsi-request=1
>>>[hp] sanei_hp_device_new: /dev/scanner
>>>[hp] scsi_newopen failed (Invalid argument)
>>>[hp] /dev/scanner: Can't open scsi device
>>>[hp] sane_get_devices will finish with Success
>>>[hp] sane_exit called
>>>[hp] sane_exit will finish
>>>The sane configuration file /etc/sane.d/ho.conf is as follows:
>>>scsi HP
>>>I would appreciate any advice you people may be able to offer.
>>>Sane-devel mailing list
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Peter Kirchgessner