[sane-devel] Re: Sane-devel digest, Vol 1 #468 - 6 msgs

Oliver Schwartz Oliver.Schwartz@gmx.de
Wed, 10 Jul 2002 22:02:17 +0200


> I've tried to do "cat /proc/bus/usb/devices" but all i got was:
> "No such files or directory.
> bah. I am wondering if i have to put this f...ing slackware down the
> trash since all the other distro i tried recognized the scanner with
> little or no manual intervention at all.

it seems that some distributions don't mount the USB dev filesystem by 
default. In this case you have to mount it manually (as root):

mount none /proc/bus/usb -t usbdevfs