[sane-devel] Vuego 310S scanner help

John Coppens jcoppens@usa.net
Tue, 24 Dec 2002 21:25:38 -0300


Does your friend have SCSI support compiled into his kernel? Seems to
me that could be the reason. Check if /proc/scsi contains info about
connected interfaces.


On 25 Dec 2002 08:47:32 +0900
David Blomberg <dblomber@libertec.com> wrote:

> A friend has asked me to help locate a problem he has on his new
> Mandrake 9.0 system in which the system shows the scanner but XSANE does
> not see it.  in his own words:
> "My scanner is a vuego 310s. I installed it under win95. it works well
> under win98se
> I installed an interface card in an isa-bus slot and hooked the scanner
> to the pc using an old fashioned scsi cable ... wide as distinct from
> the modern ones which do not have 
> The Vuego is listed by Mandrake anderhardware > scanners
> as su I set up the scenner using this program and was told scanner
> installed use xsane to run it
> when I hit the xsane button I got the response xsane: no devices
> available
> so I went to SANE on the web and looked at sane-snapscan.5 (it lists
> Vuego 310s) which I have printed out and am trying to understand
>        This backend expects device namse of the form:
>               special"
> I had him run sane-find-scanner which you can find the listing for in
> "vuego.txt" and then being we are not sure which dev the scanner is
> under I had him give me a listing of the /dev and sub-dirs (happy.txt) 
> If anyone has any help to offer please let me know as he really would
> like to get this fixed.
> Thank You
> David Blomberg
> cybersekkin@yahoo.com
> dblomber@libertec.com
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