[sane-devel] scanner and CD-R problem (ide-scsi)

Carsten Neumann deltor@snafu.de
Tue, 24 Dec 2002 12:12:32 +0100

On Tue, 24 Dec 2002, c1sc0@mac.com wrote:
> I'm trying to setup a new SCSI scanner on a system using an Adaptec=20
> 2906 SCSI adapter. The system has a CD-RW drive connected via IDE-SCSI=20
> on internal IDE bus 2. The CD-RW is recognized and works perfectly. The=
> Adaptec card is recognized in Harddrake and seems properly configured=20
> as far as IRQ conflicts go, uses aic7xxx driver. When I look at=20
> /proc/scsi/scsi the only device found is the one sitting on the=20
> ide-scsi bus. Nothing is detected on the Adaptec bus. How can I=20
> convince my system to scan the Adaptec bus?
> Configuration:
> * Mandrake 9.0
> * Elite motherboard, Celeron 1700, 512 MB SDRAM, TNT2 VGA 32 MB,=20
> Adaptec 2906
> * CD-R/CD-RW: Samsung 48x CD-Writer
> * Scanner: Vuego / Acer / Benq 610s
> Any help would be appreciated. I've done a little research and I think=20
> the problem is ide-scsi related. I'm coming from OSX so I'm a bit new=20
> to the Linux way of handling this stuff - Cisco

Make sure the driver is installed, i.e. is shown in /proc/scsi.
Usually there are at least 3 dirs:


and 1 file


Also check if the scanner is powered on at boot and properly terminated.

You should be able to check that the SCSI devices are recognized without =
by rmmod/isnmod the driver-module (if it's compiled as a module).


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