[sane-devel] Unable to access minor data

Frank Zago fzago@austin.rr.com
Mon, 01 Jul 2002 22:04:15 -0500


James Leigh wrote:
> Please help me. I have some trouble configuring USB scanner.
> 
> When I did sane-find-scanner, it said to me
> 
> scanner.c: open_scanner(0): unable to access minor data
> 
> My new kernel includes 'USB Scanner support' with UHCI
> (I am currently using kernel version 2.2.20)
> 
> % ls /dev/usbscanner0  -l
> crw-rw-rw-    1 root     root     180,  48  7  2 07:38 /dev/usbscanner0
> 
> % cat /proc/bus/usb/drivers
>          usbdevfs
>          hub
>          hid
>  48- 63: usbscanner
> 
> and /proc/bus/usb/devices contains nothing.
> 
> Anyone tell me what should I do to use my scanner?
> My scanner is Epson Perfection 610 (USB)
> 
> Many thanks.
> 

The scanner driver in the kernel 2.2.20 might not support this scanner. Try:

	rmmod scanner
	modprobe scanner vendor=0x04b8 product=0x0103

Frank.